Analyst Profile

Rajesh Kandaswamy

Rajesh Kandaswamy

VP Analyst

7 years at Gartner ,  26 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Rajesh Kandaswamy is a Chief of Research (CoR) and a Gartner Fellow in Gartner's Technology and Service Provider research practice. As a CoR, Mr. Kandaswamy's responsibilities include helping establish the direction of research for emerging technologies and industries. He also co-leads blockchain research enterprisewide at Gartner. His Gartner Fellows research is on how technology will radically transform the concept of an organization. Prior to this role, he was the lead analyst for covering banking, securities and fintech for the Technology and Service practice at Gartner. He has been frequently quoted in leading publication blockchain, fintech and banking.

Areas of Coverage

  • Banking & Investment Services


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 - Head of Mobile PMO, 5 years
Scient/SBI, Technology Manager, 4 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Gartner Thought Leader Award 2017


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



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