Arun Chandrasekaran

Arun Chandrasekaran

Distinguished VP Analyst
Arun Chandrasekaran is a Distinguished Vice President, Analyst at Gartner, where his research's focus is on providing strategic advice to CTOs and CIOs on how to spur technology innovation within enterprise IT. As a member of technology innovation research group, Mr. Chandrasekaran analyzes emerging and strategic technology trends and explores how these trends shape the way individuals and companies derive value from it.

His focus areas include emerging technologies such as micro-services infrastructure (containers, kubernetes, service mesh and serverless computing), public cloud IaaS, big data platforms (Hadoop, Kafka, Spark), artificial intelligence and machine learning infrastructure. He has a strong blend of technical and business skills and is a leading speaker on topics such as cloud computing, enterprise innovation and artificial intelligence.
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Sunday, May 17, 2020 04:10 PM|Sunday, May 17, 2020 04:55 PM
Tutorial: A CTOs Guide to Containers, Kubernetes and Microservices

Containers can enable the transition to a service-based architecture, which is scalable and agile. Kubernetes has emerged as the de facto standard for orchestrating these services. This session will look at the business value of deploying microservices infrastructure and offer recommendations on best practices to implement and vendors to choose.

Monday, May 18, 2020 11:15 AM|Monday, May 18, 2020 12:45 PM
Workshop: Containers and Kubernetes 101 — Mastering the Fundamentals

The topic of containers and Kubernetes has witnessed immense interest in enterprise IT over the past 24 months. In this session, innovation leaders will learn about the potential impact containers will have on their IT environment, identify strategic vendors and understand how they need to rethink current architectural approaches.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:00 AM|Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:30 PM
Workshop: Containers and Kubernetes 101 — Mastering the Fundamentals (Repeat)

The topic of containers and Kubernetes has witnessed immense interest in enterprise IT over the past 24 months. In this session, innovation leaders will learn about the potential impact containers will have on their IT environment, identify strategic vendors and understand how they need to rethink current architectural approaches.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 02:30 PM|Tuesday, May 19, 2020 03:15 PM
Rethink DevOps to Succeed in Your AI and ML Initiatives

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) initiatives are maturing across organizations, although technology innovation leaders continue to face significant challenges in moving them to production. In this session, we provide best practices on how and where DevOps practices can help in accelerating operationalization of ML.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 03:30 PM|Tuesday, May 19, 2020 04:15 PM
Demystifying the Four Personas of the CTO

CTOs help manage the complexity resulting from organizations’ efforts to exploit digital business transformation. Gartner has identified four CTO personas in end-user organizations. CTOs can use these personas to understand how to adapt their responsibilities and competences to their organization’s digital business demands. These personas can also help CTOs to plan their career path.

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