Gartner Expert

Marco Meinardi

VP Analyst

Marco Meinardi is a Research Vice President within Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). Mr. Meinardi focuses on public cloud IaaS and PaaS, cloud economics, cloud management, cloud adoption strategy, and IaaS provider comparison and selection.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Meinardi directed the product team at Flexiant and has been a cloud computing advocate, engaging with business and technical audience to illustrate the benefits of cloud services' adoption. Prior to that, he has been the technical representative for Joyent in Europe, helping companies in the region to architect their application on the public cloud. Mr. Meinardi has background on systems engineering, software development and networking.

Professional background


VP of Product, Chief Solutions Architect


Technical Director, EMEA


Co-founder, CTO

Areas of coverage

IT Operations and Cloud Management for Technical Professionals

Infrastructure for Technical Professionals

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How should I manage my public cloud resources? What tools should I use?

2How do I manage and optimize costs in public cloud IaaS?

3How do I develop a public cloud adoption strategy?

4How do I implement public cloud governance?

5How do I compare public cloud IaaS providers? Which one is best for me?