Sr Director, Analyst
3 years at Gartner
20 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Elias Khnaser is a Research Director with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). Elias covers public cloud computing and hybrid cloud computing. His coverage is primarily focused on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) along with platform as a service (PaaS) as it intersects with IaaS. Areas of focus include cloud computing adoption strategy, trends, technology, platforms and providers, exit strategy and multicloud.
Areas of Coverage
- Servers & Storage
Elias Khnaser's Recent Gartner Activity
Prior to joining Gartner, Elias was the CTO for Sigma Solutions. In that role, he directed the company's technical strategy and was a customer-facing executive engaging with client CIOs, architects and engineers on cloud, EUC and virtualization strategies. He is well-published with six books and thousands of blogs on Forbes, InformationWeek and VirtualizationReview.com. He has also presented at many industry conferences.
General Growth Properties (GGP), SBC Architect, 6 years
Sigma Solutions - A Pivot Company, Chief Technology Officer, 4 years
VSD Technologies, Chief Technology Officer, 2 years
Citrix Technology Professional (CTP)
Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP)
B.S., Marketing, Lebanese American University