Analyst Profile

Chirag Dekate

Chirag Dekate

Sr Director, Analyst

2 years at Gartner ,  10 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Chirag Dekate, Ph.D., is a Research Director at Gartner, where his research focus is on providing strategic advice to CIOs and IT leaders on infrastructure agility and emerging trends, with an emphasis on AI (Machine Learning and deep learning) infrastructures, high-performance computing, emerging compute architectures (Quantum Computing). His coverage areas include emerging technologies impacting server architectures, including processor architectures, memory technologies and interconnect architectures. Dr. Dekate has in-depth expertise in high-performance computing, technical computing simulations, computing and extreme scale graph processing. He has rich experience in strategy development and execution from vendor ecosystems, having led multiple successful campaigns and product launches.

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage
  • Emerging Trends & Technologies


Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Dr. Dekate led strategy development and execution for WW commercial HPC vertical markets including financial services, oil and gas, manufacturing, earth sciences and more. Prior to that, Dr. Dekate was a Research Manager at IDC, covering HPC, big data and cloud computing, where he managed HPC quarterly tracking and strategic consulting engagements with vendors, end users and governments.

Professional Background

Center for Computation and Technology, LSU, HPC Researcher, 4 years
DDN Storage, Sr. Manager, WW Commercial HPC Verticals, 2 years
IDC, Research Manager, HPC and Big Data, 3 years


Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Louisiana State University
Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science (HPC, Exascale Computing, Execution Models, Extreme Scale Graph Processing), Louisiana State University. Advisor: Dr. Thomas Sterling
Master of Science in System Science (Grid and Cloud Computing), Louisiana State University. Advisor: Dr. Gabrielle Allen


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Indian - Marathi
Indian - Tamil

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