10 years at Gartner, 25 years industry experience
Location: USA | Language(s): English, French
Roles and Responsibilities
Simon Richard is an Analyst on the Gartner for Tech Professionals Operations research team. He primarily covers network transformation, including network virtualization, SDN, SD-WAN, cloud networking, and container platforms. He focuses on helping customers evolve their data center architecture and management practices to meet the demands of digital business by leveraging API-driven infrastructure and cloud-native practices.
In previous roles, Mr. Richard was responsible for the formulation, promotion, and execution of corporate network strategy and architecture. He also led the strategic and architectural phases of a private cloud implementation from a technical perspective.
- Department of Mathematics, SUNY Stony Brook, Adjunct Professor, 1 year
- KeySpan (now National Grid), Principal Network Engineer, 6 years
- McKesson, Principal Network Architect, 9 years
- Ph.D., Mathematics, SUNY Stony Brook
- McKesson Distinguished Technologist, 2012
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