Gartner Expert

Ajay Chauhan

Sr Director Analyst

Ajay Chauhan is a Senior Director Analyst with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). In his work, Ajay covers a wide variety of topics related to Cloud Architecture & Automation with heavy focus on Cloud Adoption & Migration. Ajay also covers topics related to CDN (Content Delivery Network) - Content Offloading, Site Acceleration & Site Protection.

Ajay brings more than 18 years of IT Industry experience including 11 years hands on experience in Cloud Technologies - PoCs, Vendor Management, DevOps, Automation, CDN, Cloud Networking & Security.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ajay has held various technical and management positions in the IT industry, including Cloud Lead with HBO, Associate Director, DevOps with KPMG, Cloud Principal with Quest Diagnostics & Director DevOps with Liaison International. Ajay also worked as a Middleware Consultant with Cardinal Health & Merck Pharmaceuticals.

Ajay has also lead IT & Cloud teams across the globe - LATAM, Europe & India.

Professional background


Cloud Lead

KPMG, Quest Diagnostics & Slalom

Director (freelancing)

Merck & Cardinal Health


Areas of coverage

IT Operations and Cloud Management for Technical Professionals

Cloud Computing for Technical Professionals

Application Architecture and Integration for Technical Professionals


Masters, Comp Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago.

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Cloud Adoption & Migration


3Cost Savings in Cloud

4Using Cloud CDN

5How to hire and train talent to adopt to ever changing cloud landscape