Khurram Shahzad covers the CSP (Communication Service Provider)ÃÂ strategy and go-to-market initiatives for Product Leaders and Tech CEOs.
His primary focus area is Enterprise Communication Services, including product strategy, planning, roadmap, and innovation for virtual networks, network-as-a-service, campus networks, cloud connectivity, SD-WAN, unified communications, contact center, and CX solutions.ÃÂ
He also covers industry-specific use cases, products and services transformation, GTM and growth strategies, enterprise buyer journey, and CSPÃÂ wholesale/indirect channel business strategy, models, and markets.
Khurram joined Gartner after a successful career of over 20 years in the telecommunications industry. He has extensive experience in Product Management, Presales, Solutions Consulting, Strategy, and Go-to-market execution.
Khurram has worked with major Communication Service Providers (CSPs) such as Telstra, Optus, and Etisalat, and Telecom vendors like Motorola, Huawei, Nortel, ZTE, and Cyara.
CSPs (Telstra, Optus & Etisalat)
Product Management & Technology Strategy
Telecom Vendors (Motorola, Nortel, Huawei, ZTE)
Presales, Solutions Consulting & Product Management
CSP Markets for Tech Suppliers
CSP Strategy and Go-to-Market
Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wollongong, Australia (with Distinction).
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications) from the UET, Lahore, Pakistan.
1Enterprise Communication Services transformation
2Product Development practices and models
3Growth and GTM strategies, Enterprise Buyer Journey
4Network-as-a-service, Virtual networks, Campus networks, Cloud connectivity
5Unified communications, contact center and CX solutions