Analyst Profile

Sanjit Ganguli

Sanjit Ganguli

Research Director

3 years at Gartner ,  18 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Sanjit Ganguli is a Research Director with Gartner's IT Systems, Security and Risk research group. His primary focus is on network and application performance management. He is part of the IT Operations Management team and is based in the Arlington, Virginia office. Mr. Ganguli has held a variety of executive and technical roles in the APM and NPM vendor space, at OPNET and Riverbed.

Areas of Coverage

  • IT Operations


Previous Experience

Mr. Ganguli was formerly the Deputy CTO at Riverbed Technology, working as part of the Office of the CTO to provide strategic technical leadership and evangelization to guide corporate initiatives. This includes meeting with CXOs at the world's leading corporations and speaking at industry conferences to discuss Riverbed's unique Application Performance Platform. Prior to this role, he was the Vice President of International Applications Engineering for OPNET Technologies. There, he was responsible for managing the technical aspects of OPNET's global expansion, bringing innovative network management solutions to customers around the world. Mr. Ganguli has held previous positions at Hughes Network Systems as a Manager for VSAT satellite networking solutions and started his career as a Hardware/Software Engineer for Schlumberger Oilfield Services, designing control and telemetry systems for advanced nuclear logging devices.

Professional Background

Hughes Networks Systems, Systems Engineer, 2 years
OPNET Technologies, Vice President, Applications Engineering, International, 12 years
Riverbed Technology, Deputy CTO, 3 years


Bachelor's Degree, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas
Master's Degree, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas