Speaker Bio

Arun Chandrasekaran

Arun Chandrasekaran

Distinguished VP Analyst
Arun Chandrasekaran is a Distinguished Vice President, Analyst at Gartner, where his research focus is emerging technologies and trends, with an emphasis on artificial intelligence and cloud computing. Arun is a trusted advisor to executive and IT leaders, which includes the board of directors, CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and their direct reports. He has advised thousands of CIOs, CTOs, and conducted hundreds of workshops for several Global 2000 organizations on AI, Cloud, and Innovation. In addition, he covers the start-up ecosystem closely, advising venture capitalists and tech CEOs.

He is part of the core team that analyzes emerging technology trends and creates the annual Gartner top strategic technology trends research. He also leads the Gartner hype cycle for emerging technologies. His research focus areas include emerging trends in AI, including Generative AI and AI foundation models, Public Cloud, and Cloud-native architectures.
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Tuesday, 28 November, 2023 / 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM IST
Signature Series: Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2024

Success in times of economic and social volatility is found through sustainable forms of efficiency in any organization's operations. Decisions are needed regarding how to make the best possible use of new technology developments, which bear significant disruptive potential in the coming three years, and embrace the connected workforce nature while remaining resilient. CIOs and other IT executives should explore and selectively use these strategic technology trends to help ensure success.

Tuesday, 28 November, 2023 / 03:45 PM - 04:30 PM IST
Ask the Expert: Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2024

This interactive discussion serves as a follow up to the Signature Series session, Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2024, presented earlier in the agenda. Come prepared to ask questions, and learn from those posed by your peers, regarding the most impactful technology trends revealed by Gartner this week at IT Symposium/Xpo.

Wednesday, 29 November, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM IST
Beyond the ChatGPT Hype: Deploying Generative AI in the Enterprise

Generative AI is a powerful trend that harnesses AI applications such as ChatGPT to create new and original content. In this session, we will discuss the current state of Generative AI - key use cases, technology landscape - and peek into how it will evolve in the future. The discussion will include:
• How are enterprises deploying Generative AI today, and how will that change in the future?
• What should CIOs know about the Generative AI Tech Landscape?
• How will the Generative AI ecosystem evolve in the future?

Wednesday, 29 November, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:20 PM IST
Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2023

Our 2023 Hype Cycle features emerging technologies that will significantly affect business and society over the next two to 10 years. These technologies will help CIOs address the digital demands of the future, and use them to drive competitive differentiation and efficiency.

Hear it first at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™