Gartner Expert

Tushar Jain

Sr Director Analyst

Tushar Jain is a Senior Director, Analyst for Technology and Service Provider Product Manager research.

Mr. Jain is focused on edge and cloud-native infrastructure (Kubernetes, containers, XaaS, orchestration, etc.),

distributed and public cloud IaaS, PaaS, SaaS cloud management, multi-cloud integration and managed services for Enterprise's and Telco's. Mr. Jain research also provides insight to product managers in edge-computing and telco software/hardware spanning data, connectivity, security, and networking

Previous experience

Mr. Jain came to Gartner from Ciena, where he held the role of Director product Management, driving strategic direction, P&L for virtualization, edge cloud infrastructure,

multi-cloud integration, cloud-native orchestration and management software with major enterprises and managed service providers. While at Ciena, Tushar also spent 2 years building and launching containerized routing software stack and access/5G hardware platforms for major customers globally. Prior to joining Ciena, he led product management at Ericsson for network operating system platform, software defined networking, software licensing and virtualization across radio, cloud and edge products. Mr. Jain spent 8 years at Cisco prior in senior product engineering and management roles for Cisco's flagship access (IOS-XE), edge, core (IOS-XR) routing and enterprise wireless products.

Professional background


Director Product Management


Senior Product Manager


Senior Product and Engineering Manager

Areas of coverage

Product/Service Discovery and Validation

Product/Service Design and Creation

Product/Service Introduction and Delivery

Product/Service Evolution and Management


Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

Post Graduate Diploma in advanced software design and development

Pragmatic Product Management.

Cloud, Wireless, Strategy, Project & Agile Certifications.

Read More Read Less

Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Using cloud native edge infrastructure technologies to deliver end to product & solution offering as IaaS, PaaS, SaaS for distributed and public clouds.

2Helping product managers for enterprise and telco access, edge, core, RAN, MBH, virtualization hardware and software product planning and strategy.

3Enabling product managers to build new value offerings at CPE and Cloud Edge in Security (SASE/SSE) and Connectivity (5G/Private wireless) domains.

4Vendors & Telco's: product planning, roadmap, product management, product life cycle and product launch.

5Disaggregated software architecture, product development and planning

Latest research and insights