About Ashwin

Ashwin Venkatesan leads Everest Group’s practice focused on serving enterprise IT leaders. Ashwin is responsible for developing Everest Group’s research offerings focused on CIOs, CDOs, CTOs, CISOs, and IT strategy heads across application, cloud & infrastructure, data, and security services.

Ashwin manages a team of analysts dedicated to serving clients (primarily Fortune 500 companies) on a variety of enterprise IT issues through a combination of published research and custom decision-support engagements. Ashwin’s expertise spans across key IT operating model issues such as IT costs optimization, delivery model & productivity enhancement, next-generation IT workforce development & management, technology investments, and sourcing portfolio optimization.

Most recently, Ashwin led Everest Group’s Cloud and Infrastructure Services research practice where he scaled Everest Group’s cloud and datacenter, digital workplace, network, and security services practices.

Ashwin's recent reports

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Enterprise Acquisition Guide for Hot IT Roles

As the world struggles with the next normal following the pandemic, it is apparent that technology will be vital to ensuring businesses’ future resilien[...]

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Technology Skills and Talent: Reimagining Talent Acquisition and Management with Technology Platforms

Organizations are facing acute talent shortages following COVID-19 as they undertake digital trans[...]

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Webinar Deck: 5 Success-driving Actions IT Workforce Leaders Need in 2022

On February 1, Everest Group hosted a webinar titled, "5 Success-driving Actions IT Workforce Leaders Need in 2022."[...]

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Strategic IT Workforce Development Pinnacle Model® Assessment 2022

This report is available only to IT Talent Excellence members. For information on membership, please contact us The demand-supply[...]

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Ashwin's blog posts

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Enterprises Should Jump – Carefully – on the Cloud Native Bandwagon

With enterprise cloud becoming mainstream, the business case and drivers for adoption [...]

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Virtustream Acquisition – EMC Spreads Its Hybrid Cloud Wings

EMC has taken a significant step forward in its hybrid cloud journey [...]

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Application Outsourcing: Declining Productivity, Rising Anti-Incumbency

Enterprise buyers are increasingly realizing the need to improve their application outsourcing [...]

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