Managing Vice President
Rakesh Kumar is a Managing Vice President in Gartner Research, where he leads the Infrastructure Strategies team. With more than 28 years of international experience, Mr. Kumar is a recognized leader in data center infrastructure, digital innovation, consolidation, and cloud and hosting options.
Mr. Kumar also leads the research in data center power and cooling issues and is an established international authority in environmental and "green" IT strategies. He has worked with the European Union and various governments around the world on energy-related technology issues. Mr. Kumar has spent considerable time in India working with many companies and government departments. He is one of the world's foremost experts on the development of core IT infrastructure in India.