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Sandeep Unni

Sr Director Analyst

Sandeep Unni is a Sr. Director Analyst in Gartner's Retail Industry Research Practice. Mr. Unni advises clients on product solutions and go-to-market strategies through guidance on key market trends, best practices, new technologies and business models, and future scenarios. His primary coverage area is in-store technologies to enable unified retail commerce and execution.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Unni was Director, Product Management and Business Operations at Comcast. Before joining Comcast, he spent over a decade in B2B product and program management roles with two leading vendors delivering vertical solutions for retail and other sectors. His career spans over 15 years of global, progressive product management and leadership experience in high-tech spanning both Fortune 50 and startup companies.

Professional background


Director, Product Management

Motorola Solutions

Director, Product Management and New Product Introduction

Honeywell International

Global Product Marketing Manager

Areas of coverage

Industry Strategy Execution (retired)

Industry Product Planning (retired)

Unified Retail Commerce for Digital Business Execution


Computer Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, George Washington University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Market and Technology Trends

2Retail Industry-Specific Product and Go-to-Market Strategy for Vendors

3Retail Digital Business Transformation

4Retail IT Spending and Outlook

5In-Store Technologies - IoT, Smart Checkout, Smart Shelves, ESL, Micro-Fulfillment, Computer Vision, RFID, Live Commerce etc.