Analyst Profile

Federico De Silva

Federico De Silva

Sr Director Analyst

20 years at Gartner ,  22 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 (TSP) research organization. His primary coverage area is IT Operations Management (ITOM) software, and specifically application performance monitoring (APM), infrastructure monitoring, and network performance monitoring and diagnostics (NPMD). 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 APM and infrastructure monitoring market landscape. Additionally, Mr. De Silva Leon advises infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders on APM tools and vendor selection, as well as on their APM strategy. A native Spanish speaker with extensive coverage of Latin America 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. He is currently chairman of Gartner's IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Center Summit in Mexico City.

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 Leon was a research assistant at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in Palo Alto, California, where he worked on research projects related to environmental regulations and their impact on the electric utility industry.

Professional Background

Electric Power Research Institute (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



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