Elias Khnaser is a Research Director with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). Elias covers public cloud computing and hybrid cloud computing. His coverage is primarily focused on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) along with platform as a service (PaaS) as it intersects with IaaS. Areas of focus include cloud computing adoption strategy, trends, technology, platforms and providers, exit strategy and multicloud.
Prior to joining Gartner, Elias was the CTO for Sigma Solutions. In that role, he directed the company's technical strategy and was a customer-facing executive engaging with client CIOs, architects and engineers on cloud, EUC and virtualization strategies.
He is well-published with six books and thousands of blogs on Forbes, InformationWeek and VirtualizationReview.com. He has also presented at many industry conferences.