Author Profile

Raymond Paquet

Raymond Paquet

Distinguished VP Analyst

22 years at Gartner,  42 years' experience

Location:  FL USA  |  Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Raymond Paquet is a Group Vice President in Gartner Research, responsible for semiconductors, electronics, invest, IT services, and all of our research for Startup tech CEOs. Previously, Mr. Paquet managed the data center, servers and storage teams and prior to that the IT operations team, where he was an Analyst and Manager for more than 12 years.


Previous Experience

In his previous research role at Gartner, he focused on storage management, backup/restore, storage management costs and cost justification for storage management solutions. Before that, Mr. Paquet developed research in network and system management (NSM), focusing on enterprise management, return on investment and cost justifications of management solutions. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Paquet was the Director of Product Management/Marketing at Cereva Networks, where he was involved in numerous product features, planning, pricing and marketing projects. Before Cereva Networks, Mr. Paquet was a Principal Consultant with Onsett International, where he provided strategic IT planning services to Fortune 100 corporations. In this capacity, he assisted clients in sourcing decisions, networked system management planning, tools evaluations, and operations and LAN service provisioning.

Professional Background

  • Cereva Networks, Director of Product Market and Product Management, 1 year
  • Digital Equipment, Principal Software Engineer, 14 years
  • Onsett International, Principal Consultant, 2 years