4 years at Gartner
21 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Elias Khnaser is a Research Vice President with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). He covers public cloud computing and hybrid cloud computing. Mr. Khnaser's 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.
Elias Khnaser's Recent Gartner Activity
Gartner Catalyst Conference
12 August 2019 - 15 August 2019
Upcoming Gartner Events
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Khnaser 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