Author Profile

Milind Govekar

Milind Govekar

Distinguished VP Analyst

26 years at Gartner,  40 years' experience

Location:  United Kingdom  |  Language(s):  English, Indian - Hindi, Indian - Marathi

Roles and Responsibilities

Milind Govekar is a Chief of Research with Gartner's Program & Portfolio Management (PPM) Research. He researches, sets the direction and framework for worldwide integrative research across all the PPM aspects. He is also manages, publishes, coordinates and provides advice to Executive Leaders on Cloud for Business Enablement, by being Gartner's key initiative (KI) lead for the Cloud Executive Leaders KI. He is often invited to be a keynote speaker at events globally, and has held several roles, such as, Chief of Research for I&O, conference chair for Gartner global I&O events, Team manager and others. He frequently works with and advises executives, globally, in large and small enterprises, investors, governments, technology and service providers.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Govekar has been involved in multiple areas of IT for the past 30 years: as a IT Design Authority for UK Electricity Deregulation project, as a IT Operations leader, project manager, consultant, software developer, IT architect and analyst. His experience covers all areas of Infrastructure & Operations, program management, technology advisor to CIOs, leading advanced technology projects, leading and managing global teams and training, working for consultancies, end-user organisations and software vendors.


  • B.Sc., Computer Technology
  • B.Sc., Physics
  • Diploma in Business Management

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)