Analyst Profile

Sergis Mushell

Sergis Mushell

Research Director

8 years at Gartner ,  22 years industry experience
Santa Clara, CA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Sergis Mushell is a Research Director with Gartner's Technology and Service Provider Research group. His primary focus is on data center and networking semiconductors, including processors and graphic processors, heterogeneous system architecture (HSA) technology (Intel, AMD, ARM, MIPS, Power, Nvidia, Imagination), microprocessors UPU and GPU, ARM processors, and MIPS processors. Mr. Mushell also covers the impact of the cloud, data centers and virtualization on semiconductors. Mr. Mushell focuses on SAN infrastructure related to HBA and FC switches and director system environments, HCA Infiniband, 10 Gigabit Ethernet NIC and LOM, FCoE, CNA (Brocade, Cisco, Emulex, Qlogic, Mellanox, Chelsio, Intel, Broadcom), and all storage semiconductors, including NAS, SATA, SAS, FC and RAID silicon solutions, as well as networking semiconductors with focus on software-defined networks (SDNs) and converged networks (Cavium, Broadcom, EZchip, Netronome, Avago).

Areas of Coverage

  • Semiconductors


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Mushell managed EMEA and North America as Area Sales Manager for Phaselink. He held product line management and marketing roles with several semiconductor companies, such as Altera and IDT, where he led efforts in product definition and business plans for new product lines. Mr. Mushell played a key role in several M&A due diligence activities and worked within standards bodies, such as JEDEC and IEEE, on new standards and initiatives.

Professional Background

Exar, Sr. Marketing Manager, 4 years
IDT, Marketing Manager, 1 year
Phaselink, Area Sales Manager, 1 year


B.S., IT Computer Electronics, San Jose State University
C.F.A., CFA Institute, San Francisco (in progress)
M.B.A., Technology Management, University of Phoenix