Gartner Expert

Akash Jain

Assoc Principal Analyst

Akash Jain is an Associate Principal Analyst in the application architecture infrastructure and integration team of Gartner's IT Leader's (ITL) organization. He advises on strategy for API management, role of APIs in digital ecosystems, API mediation, and how API management relates to integration technology (ESBs and iPaaS).

With his background in cybersecurity, Mr. Jain advises on API security with a focus on API security strategy, how API management relates to security solutions such as WAF and Application security testing etc.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Jain has worked as a consultant across a diverse set of technology domains such as data warehousing, cloud, API management and cybersecurity, enabling clients on their digital transformation journey.

Professional background


Data Warehousing SME




Information Security Consultant

Areas of coverage

Integration Architecture and Platforms (retired)

Application Architecture, Development, Integration and Platforms

Application and Product Portfolio Governance


M.B.A., Marketing, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune

B.Tech., Computer Science, The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1API management and API strategy

2API integration with iPaaS and ESB

3Setting up and scaling an API program/platform team

4API security

5Role of APIs in digital ecosystems