Analyst Profile

Manjunath Bhat

Manjunath Bhat

Sr Director Analyst

4 years at Gartner ,  18 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Manjunath (Manju) Bhat is a Sr. Director Analyst within Gartner's Infrastructure and Operations group, where he advises clients on a range of I&O initiatives that include DevOps and SRE, digital workplace and end-user computing strategies, managed workplace services, unified endpoint management and SaaS management platforms, mobile security and protecting end-user privacy (GDPR). His areas of research span tools and processes to enable digital workplace - Windows 10, Microsoft Office 365 and Google G Suite. Mr. Bhat also covers the implications of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (Federated Learning), workplace analytics, IoT, augmented and virtual reality, and wearables on digital business and digital workplace.

Manjunath Bhat's Recent Gartner Activity

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Previous Experience

Mr. Bhat architected and designed mobile security and the AirWatch EMM software in his previous position. Mr. Bhat was the head of engineering at AirWatch by VMware India Technologies. He joined the company as the first employee and built the R&D organization from the ground up. His expertise includes building scalable,fault-tolerant,load-balanced, high volume, mission-critical transactional systems. Was responsible for the technical architecture of warehouse automation software that powered one of the world's biggest warehouses in North America.

Professional Background

Manhattan Associates Inc., Senior Manager, Design of Warehouse Automation Software, 4 years
Manhattan Associates India R&D Center, Development Manager, 4 years
VMware, Director, R&D, 5 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Co-inventor on patents for:
Decoupling and relocating bookmarks and annotations from files (US20180307660A1)
Distributing security codes through a restricted communications channel (US9819670B2)
Lead Inventor for USPTO patents (Granted):
Searching content associated with multiple applications (US10051045B2)
Secure conversation and document binder (US10021050B2)


Master's Degree, Software Systems



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