Analyst Profile

Manjunath Bhat

Manjunath Bhat

Research Director

3 years at Gartner ,  17 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Manjunath (Manju) Bhat is a Research Director within Gartner's mobile and client computing group, where he advises clients on all aspects of enterprise mobility. His research predominantly focuses on management and security of mobile devices, including modern management of Windows 10. He helps clients transition to Unified Endpoint Management (UEM), embrace unified workspaces, and implement Office 365 and Google G Suite for mobile workers. Mr. Bhat also covers the implications of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, workplace analytics, IoT, augmented and virtual reality, and wearables on digital business and digital workplace.

Areas of Coverage

  • Mobile & Wireless


Previous Experience

Mr. Bhat architected and designed mobile security and MDM 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.

Professional Background

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

Industry Awards/Accolades

Lead Inventor for USPTO patents (Granted)
US9819670B2 - Distributing security codes through a restricted communications channel
US9854030B2 - Searching content associated with multiple applications


Master's Degree, Software Systems


Indian - Hindi
Indian - Kannada
Indian - Marathi