Analyst Profile

Federico De Silva

Federico De Silva

Research Director

16 years at Gartner ,  18 years industry experience
Santa Clara, CA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Federico De Silva Leon is a Research Director with Gartner's Technology and Service Provider research team. He covers infrastructure software, including IT operations management, application performance management (APM) and data center infrastructure management (DCIM). Mr. De Silva Leon also covers sustainability within the context of IT in general and data centers in particular. Mr. De Silva Leon helps technology and service providers identify market opportunities and create successful competitive strategies. In this role, he is a strategic advisor for established providers and startup companies seeking to understand the changing market landscape. He also advises end-user clients on APM and DCIM topics, including vendor and product selection. Being a native Spanish speaker and having covered the Latin American market for more than 15 years, Mr. De Silva Leon helps clients and end-user organizations with market and technology strategies in this important emerging region.

Areas of Coverage

  • Software Markets


Previous Experience

Prior to his current research role, Mr. De Silva Leon was part of 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


B.S., Environmental Studies, California State University, San Jose (magna cum laude)
M.B.A., Sustainable Management, Presidio Graduate School