Gartner Expert

Rajesh Kandaswamy

Distinguished VP Analyst

Rajesh Kandaswamy is a Gartner Fellow and a Distinguished Analyst in Gartner's Technology and Service Provider research practice. He advises C-level executives and product leaders on the strategic impact of emerging technologies. His research focuses on blockchain, web 3, digital assets NFTs, tokenization, and decentralization. Further, he leads research on the top trends impacting technology companies. He is a frequent speaker on these topics and has been frequently quoted in leading publications.

Previous experience

In his career earlier, Mr. Kandaswamy has held senior leadership roles in managing financial services technology at Citigroup and Bearing Point.

Professional background


Senior Vice President - Mobile Programs

Bearing Point

Senior Manager


Technology Manager

Areas of coverage

Product Strategy and Launch for Tech CEOs

Product Planning

Go-to-Market Strategy

Emerging Technologies and Trends Impact on Products and Services

Foundations of Product Development


M.B.A., University of Michigan

B.E., Computer Science, University of Chennai, India

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How should we use blockchain, smart contract and other web 3 technologies?

2What are the trends, use cases and leading companies in use of blockchain?

3What is the scope for digital assets, tokens, and NFTs in products and services?

4What the top trends that impact technology companies?

5How can technology companies benefit from composable business?

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