Gartner Expert

Kameron Chao

Sr Director Analyst

Kameron Chao is a Senior Director in Gartner's CIO Industry Research Group. He covers business development topics related to telecom and data analytics. His focus is on monetizing ecosystem partners and go-to-market positioning and messaging. Other areas of expertise and interest include marketplaces, service/product development, startups, data sciences, artificial intelligence.

Previous roles include product management for partner ecosystem, sales for cloud-related services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), implementations and managed services for CSP/MSP/NEPs, start-up management for new lines of business, M&A and corporate development, incubation garage for deploying creative offerings including AI/ML, IoT, Edge, and Blockchain technology.

Previous experience

Responsible for partner ecosystem related product and revenue; Sales and business development for transforming clients with Data, AI/ML, IoT, Edge, Blockchain and cloud technology

Professional background

IBM Hybrid Cloud

Product Manager for Partner Ecosystem; Start-up Garage Leader; Sales Leader

IBM Services

Sales and Business Development Leader

IBM Networking

Product Manager; Delivery Project Executive

Areas of coverage

Go-to-Market Strategy

Industry Markets and Technologies

Executive Leadership: Data and Analytics

Industry Product Planning and Strategy

Executive Leadership: Artificial Intelligence


MBA, University of Florida

B.S., Decision Information Science, University of Florida

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Defining addressable market

2Product development


4Technology roadmap

5Sales enablement