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Federico De Silva
Federico De Silva
Principal Research Analyst
Santa Clara, CA USA
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Years of Experience
15 years at Gartner
18 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Software Markets

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Roles and Responsibilities
Federico De Silva Leon is a Principal Analyst with Gartner's Technology and Service Provider research team. His coverage area includes data center infrastructure software such as IT operations and data center infrastructure management (DCIM). Mr. De Silva also covers sustainability within the context of IT in general and data centers in particular. Mr. De Silva's role includes helping technology and service providers identify market opportunities through market share, forecast analysis and trends reports on infrastructure software and sustainability. In this role, Mr. De Silva is a strategic advisor for established providers and startup companies seeking to understand the changing landscape of IT operations and the opportunities. Being a native Spanish speaker and having covered the Latin American market for more than a decade, Mr. De Silva helps clients and end-user organizations with market and technology strategies in this important emerging region. He is a regular speaker at Gartner conferences and has participated in the past in external speaking engagements.
Previous Experience
Mr. De Silva began his career with Gartner Consulting, developing marketing and branding benchmarking studies for technology providers. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. De Silva was a research assistant at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in Palo Alto, California, where he worked on research projects related to government regulations and their impact on the electric utility industry.
Professional Background
EPRI, Research Assistant, 2 years
M.B.A., Sustainable Management, Presidio Graduate School
B.S., Environmental Studies, California State University, San Jose (magna cum laude)

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IT Operations Management Market and Vendor Guide Cross-Reference Tool, 2013 24-Jun-2014 Laurie F. Wurster, Federico De Silva, Matthew Cheung
Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets, Worldwide, 2011-2018, 2Q14 Update 17-Jun-2014 Matthew Cheung, Yanna Dharmasthira, Chad Eschinger, Bianca Francesca Granetto, Joanne M. Correia, Neil McMurchy, Federico De Silva, Tom Eid, Ruggero Contu, Colleen Graham, Fabrizio Biscotti, Chris Pang, David M. Coyle, Dan Sommer, Hai Hong Swinehart, Bhavish Sood, Jie Zhang, Jin-Sik Yim, Michael Warrilow, Vassil Mladjov, Laurie F. Wurster, Sid Deshpande
Market Share Analysis: IT Operations Management Software, Worldwide, 2013 30-May-2014 Laurie F. Wurster, Federico De Silva, John Rizzuto, Matthew Cheung, David M. Coyle, Ronni J. Colville
Market Share Analysis: Application Performance Monitoring, 2013 28-May-2014 Federico De Silva, Jonah Kowall
Cool Vendors in Spanish Latin America, 2014 01-May-2014 Luis Anavitarte, Allie Young, Federico De Silva, Fernando Elizalde