Analyst Profile

Shameen Pillai

Shameen Pillai

Sr Director Analyst

4 years at Gartner,  25 years industry experience

Location:  CT USA  | Language(s):  English, Indian - Hindi, Malayalam

Roles and Responsibilities

Shameen Pillai is an analyst in the Application Architecture, Infrastructure and Integration research group focusing on integration and API technologies for IT and digital leaders. He advises clients on establishing, managing and modernizing technology portfolios involving core middleware system integrations as well as enabling digital transformations using API and related technologies. Mr. Pillai has deep and broad technical experience and exposure to API management, integration architectures such as ESB, SOA, microservices, B2B and related technologies as well as IT leadership experience around strategy, organization building, road map, development, execution and operations.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Pillai held several engineering, architecture and leadership roles in retail, banking, telecom and manufacturing companies responsible for building enabling technology landscapes.

Professional Background

  • BJ's Wholesale Club, Director, IT Integration and Application Services, 5 years
  • GE Aircraft Engines, Consultant Architect and Developer, 4 years
  • Webster Bank N.A., Manager, Architecture and Integration, 10 years


  • B.Sc., Physics, University of Kerala, India
  • Master of Computer Applications, Madurai Kamaraj University, India