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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IT Services Skills Taxonomy

This Data Set is available only to IT Talent Excellence members. For information on membership, please contact usTalent is increasingly becoming the prime differentiator fo[...]

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Webinar Deck: Creating a Future-Ready IT Workforce: What are Enterprises Overlooking?

On April 22, Everest Group hosted a webinar titled, "Creating a Future-Ready IT Workforce: What are Enterpris[...]

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Making Distributed Agile Work – An Enterprise Adoption Guide

The success of agile development projects has traditionally been attributed to close collaboration and regular communication among team m[...]

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Webinar Deck: Walking the IT Budget Tightrope

On February 4, Everest Group hosted a webinar titled, "Walking the IT Budget Tightrope." With IT budgets expected to flatline in 2021, many org[...]

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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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