Elias Khnaser

Elias Khnaser

Elias Khnaser is an internationally recognized thought leader in the areas of cloud computing and digital disruption. Until recently, Elias was a research vice president at Gartner, where he spent seven years focusing on private, hybrid and public cloud computing. Today, Elias continues to conduct research and advise and engage customers and vendors on all aspects of cloud, edge, and data center transformation strategies. He is well-known for his ability to simplify complex technical concepts and explain how IT aligns with and forwards business goals. Elias has written and co-authored six books, dozens of online video training courses and hundreds of articles for Virtualization Review Magazine, InformationWeek, and Forbes. He is a frequent keynote speaker at leading technology conferences like Gartner Catalyst, IOCS, and Symposium, Citrix Synergy, and others). Elias publishes weekly on his YouTube channel and co-hosts “It Depends with Eli and Sanjeev,” a biweekly podcast dedicated to cloud, data & analytics, and technology trends.

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