Analyst Profile

Rajesh Kandaswamy

Rajesh Kandaswamy

Distinguished VP Analyst

9 years at Gartner,  29 years industry experience

Location:  NJ USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Rajesh Kandaswamy is a Gartner Fellow and a Distinguished Analyst serving technology companies. His primary research areas are artificial intelligence, blockchain, and key technology industry trends. He focuses on how the technologies create business value, their strategic impacts, the use-cases, the market landscape, and actions required now. He is a frequent speaker on these topics and has been frequently quoted in leading publications.


Previous Experience

In his career earlier, Mr. Kandaswamy has held senior leadership roles in managing financial services technology at Citigroup and Bearing Point.

Professional Background

  • Bearing Point, Senior Manager, 4 years
  • Citigroup, Senior Vice President - Mobile Programs, 5 years
  • Scient/SBI, Technology Manager, 4 years


  • B.E., Computer Science, University of Chennai, India
  • M.B.A., University of Michigan

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Gartner Content Leadership Award (TSP) 2020
  • Gartner Fellow
  • Gartner Sales Excellence Award 2017
  • Gartner Thought Leadership Award 2017