Author Profile

Akshay Deshpande

Akshay Deshpande

Principal, Research

1 year at Gartner,  7 years' experience

Location:  India  |  Language(s):  English, Indian - Hindi, Indian - Marathi

Roles and Responsibilities

Principal Research for IoT & Vertical Markets team which is part of TSP's Quantitative Innovation (QI) vertical


Previous Experience

Part of business research & consulting for three key verticals viz. Semiconductors & Electronics, ICT, & Energy & Power. Role included conducting primary & secondary research, report writing, RXPs, pre & post sales inquiries, Strategic Planning & client presentations, among others.

Professional Background

  • Genpact LLC, Assistant Manager, HMS Analytics, 1 year
  • Markets & Markets Research Pvt. Ltd., Senior Research Analyst, 5 years


  • Bachelors of Engineering (Electronics & Telecommunications) from the University of Pune.

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Team Award, Quarterly Awards, Top Performer Awards, Green Horn Award, Certificate of Social Service (HelpAge India)