Gartner Expert

Kanishka Chauhan

Sr Principal Analyst

Kanishka Chauhan is a Sr. Principal Analyst in the Semiconductor and Electronics research team within the Emerging Technologies and Trends group and leads research in the areas of display, image sensing, 3D sensing technologies and semiconductor value chain from a semiconductor inventory point of view. His coverage not only encircles conventional display and vision technologies but also includes emerging display technologies such as micro-LED, mini-LED, silicon OLED, and volumetric displays. He also contributes to Gartner's semiconductor and electronics Forecast and Market Share documents where he leads the entire optoelectronics segment.

Besides tracking display and optoelectronics, Kanishka also advises product leaders and strategic planners in technology service providers and end-user organizations on technology commercialization strategy, competitive positioning, differentiation, and product roadmap development for semiconductor and electronics markets. This is mainly backed by his research on emerging technology trends through patent, funding, case base research (CBR), and competitive landscape analysis. Further strengthened by immense hold on the optoelectronics market from a forecasting and market share point of view.

Before joining Gartner's Semiconductors & Electronics group, Mr Chauhan worked with leading market research and advisory firms, where he contributed to technology research and helped clients determine go-to-market, and product differentiation strategies pertaining to different end markets. He has a special interest in automotive technologies and is an active member of various automotive forums, which helps him understand the customer's needs and the gaps within the industry.

Previous experience

Authored market size and forecast research on optical and non-optical sensors. Worked on consults pertaining to GTM strategy and other business issues. Conducted primary interviews with C-level executives of semiconductor companies.

Professional background

Markets & Markets Pvt. Ltd.

Sr. Market Research Analyst

Evalueserve Pvt. Ltd.

Research Associate

360 Analytics and Advisory

Research Executive

Areas of coverage

Product and Services Strategy for Tech CEOs

Product/Service Organization and Leadership

Product/Service Discovery and Validation

Technology Market Essentials

Emerging Technologies and Trends Impact on Products and Services


Bachelor's Degree, Mechanical Engineering, Uttar Pradesh Technical University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Semiconductor inventory tracking and planning

2Leveraging display technology evolution to drive product differentiation

3Product roadmap design and technology adoption planning

43D displays, HUDs, AR/VR/MR and the related display technologies

5Market share and forecast for image sensors, LEDs, and other optoelectronics