Analyst Profile

Ramesh Marimuthu

Ramesh Marimuthu

Sr Director Analyst

2 years at Gartner ,  30 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Ramesh Marimuthu is a Senior Director in the telecom industry research organization. His research is focused on many aspects of service provider and telecom supplier business - product management, marketing, sales, network & IT infrastructure, sourcing, and innovation. The areas of focus include SD-WAN, managed services, telco cloud, SDN, NFV, OSS, BSS, 5G, IoT, Digital, Analytics, network automation and other emerging technology trends such as open-source adoption etc. Product leaders, CTOs, CIOs, sourcing leaders, at CSPs and suppliers would be interested in his research.


Previous Experience

Mr. Marimuthu brings over three decades of telecom industry experience, with CSPs and suppliers in the areas of infrastructure, products, innovation, sales, marketing and sourcing. He led CSP infrastructure and product transformation throughout his career. He is a prolific innovator with 14+ patents for innovative products and software applications. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Marimuthu held various technical and executive management roles with industry leading CSPs and NEPs. His CSP experience includes Network Infrastructure Strategy, Planning, and Architecture, Network Operations, Marketing and Product Management, Sourcing and Sales. His NEP experience includes Product Management, Sales, Business Development, and Account Management. He also worked as an independent management consultant advising clients on Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A).

Professional Background

British Telecom, Director, 10 years
NEC-Netcracker, VP Sales, 1 year
Verizon, Senior Director, 14 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Prolific Innovator - 14+ Patents for innovative products and applications


M.B.A in Marketing and Bachelor in Electronics and Communications Engg.
M.B.A, Technology Management and Finance, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, United States, Won Provost's Award for Academic Excellence
M.S, Technology Management, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, United States, Won Dean's Outstanding Scholar Award


Indian - Hindi
Indian - Malayalam
Indian - Tamil

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