Analyst Profile

Rishi Tejpal

Rishi Tejpal

Principal Research Analyst

5 years at Gartner ,  12 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Rishi Tejpal is a Principal Analyst with the Communications Service Provider (CSP) business strategy team in Gartner's Technology and Service Provider Research group. Mr. Tejpal is based in New Delhi, India and covers CSP business strategies, analysis of current and new trends and business models of CSPs. Coverage areas include data pricing models, CSP-OTT strategies, LTE pricing strategies and CSP M&A trends in adjacent markets and the Indian telecom market.

Areas of Coverage

  • Networking & Communications Services


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Tejpal worked as a Managing Consultant with Huawei Telecommunications in its marketing department. As a part of his role there, he was involved in analyzing strategies of Indian CSPs and provided consultancy across various business-related issues. Before that, he worked with Alcatel-Lucent for nearly six years in various roles, covering presales radio network design, business operations and technical business development. He started his career in telecom with Idea Cellular as an RF Planning and Optimization Engineer.

Professional Background

Alcatel-Lucent, Manager, 6 years
Huawei Telecommunications, Managing Consultant, 1 year
Idea Cellular, RF Engineer, 1 year


B.Tech., Electronics and Communications


Indian - Hindi
Indian - Punjabi