Gartner Expert

Kevin Ji

Sr Director Analyst

Kevin Ji is the Senior Research Director in Infrastructure Cloud Strategies team. Mr. Ji conducts the insightful solution to Gartner enterprise clients on digital business capability and cloud migration, including digital transformation best practice, business value demonstration, cloud solutions comparison, vendor selection, contract review and legacy system modernization.

Mr. Ji covers IT infrastructure trends, cloud managed services, organization readiness for cloud migration, and spans to public, private, hybrid and multicloud for both the end users and technology providers.

Previous experience

Prior to Gartner, Mr. Ji spent 11 years in IT management role, including 3 years as Deputy Director on IT strategy and planning in China Pacific Insurance, and 8 years IT infrastructure and operation management position at First Data, HSBC Life Insurance and GMAC.

Professional background

China Pacific Insurance Company

Senior Manager, IT Planning and PMO

GM Financial

IT Operation Lead

HSBC Life Insurance

IT Technical and Operation Manager

Areas of coverage

Infrastructure and Operations Leaders

Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Management

Data Center Infrastructure

Cloud and Edge Infrastructure

Agile and DevOps

Education

Master's Degree, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Planning and implementing suitable global infrastructure service delivery

2Selecting and implementing the right colocation or DR solution

3Selecting and implementing the right cloud computing strategy

4Designing the I&O org. and process to support IT transformation

5Managing IT cost optimization and budget control