Gartner Expert

Matthew Cheung

Sr Director Analyst

Matthew Cheung is a Research Director with the Gartner Technology and Service Provider Research group, where he specializes in operating systems (such as Linux and Windows), virtualization and IT operations management software as well as open-source software and OpenStack. He has more than 16 years of experience in the IT industry.

Roles and responsibility

Market Intelligence, Product Marketing, CIO, Strategist, Procurement/Sourcing, etc.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner Research, Mr. Cheung worked in Gartner Consulting for more than two years, formulating go-to-market strategies for governments, multinational vendors and financial institutions in Asia/Pacific. Mr. Cheung also worked in cross-functional areas in the IT industry and has extensive experience in IT project management.

Professional background

Sunevision Red-dots

Product Development Executive

Areas of coverage

Go-to-Market Planning

Positioning and Messaging

New Market Opportunities

Market & Competitive Intelligence Management


M.B.A., The Chinese University of Hong Kong

B.S., Applied Physics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1What are the trends in the worldwide OS (Linux and Windows) software market?

2What are the key trends in the open source software market?

3What is OpenStack and how can enterprises leverage it?

4What are key trends in private cloud IaaS beyond virtualization?

5How to formulate a go-to-market strategy to the software market?