Sanchit Vir Gogia

Sanchit Vir Gogia

Chief Analyst, Greyhound Research | Founder & CEO, Greyhound Knowledge Group

Information Technology and Services

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Sanchit Vir Gogia's Summary

Sanchit is Chief Analyst & CEO of Greyhound Research, an independent IT & Telecom Research & Advisory firm. He also serves as Founder & CEO of Greyhound Knowledge Group that operates under three brands – Greyhound Research, Greyhound Sculpt and Greyhound Technocrat.

Sanchit is a highly recognized and reputed IT analyst, consultant and advisor. He is the author of famous blog, As Disruptive As IT Gets that has readership from over 100 countries. Sanchit’s blog has been rated at #10 in top 20 global resources for Biz-IT leaders in 2014 & as one of 50 Must-Read IT Blogs of 2013 across the globe!

Known for his passion for emerging markets and technologies, he has gained repute in the tech community by authoring numerous thought provoking reports on topics like Cloud Computing, Big Data and Customer Engagement. With nearly 15 years experience in research, strategy, sales and marketing, Sanchit has spent under a decade as an IT analyst and works closely with multiple stakeholders in the tech ecosystem like IT decision makers, vendors & partners, VCs/PEs, Govt. & start-ups.

A serial entrepreneur, Sanchit launched his first company at 16. It was one of India's first B2C eCommerce players and sold eLearning-based computer courses. His second venture was an events company that he started at the age of 24. Sanchit's latest venture is Greyhound Knowledge Group that he started at the age of 29.

Prior to establishing Greyhound Knowledge Group, Sanchit was a lead analyst for Forrester Research and helped establish multiple research practices in emerging markets.

He is a well recognized commentator and speaker at various industry events. Highly sought after by the media, Sanchit is frequently quoted across both mainstream and online technology news portals. Sanchit also features regularly as the jury in multiple CxO awards.

Sanchit graduated from University of Delhi with a Degree in Economics and holds two Degrees in Marketing and Management from University of Leeds, UK.

Sanchit Vir Gogia's Experience

Chief Analyst & CEO

Greyhound Research

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

April 2013Present (1 year 6 months)

Greyhound Research is an independent IT & Telecom research & advisory firm that helps clients with fact-based insights, relevant perspectives and realistic opinions. With key focus on all things emerging – business themes, roles, technologies, geographies and verticals, Greyhound Research advises multiple stakeholders in the technology ecosystem including end-users, vendors, channel partners, venture capitalist/private equity funds, government institutions and start-ups.

Founder & CEO

Greyhound Sculpt

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Research industry

May 2013Present (1 year 5 months)

A Business Research & Advisory firm focused on delivering fact-based and relevant insights for complex assignments like brand personification, positioning studies, market entry strategies among others.

Founder & CEO

Greyhound Technocrat

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry

April 2013Present (1 year 6 months)

An executive search firm focused on the technology and telecom sector in emerging markets. With focus on three verticals – CIO & Team, Vendors & Channel Partners, KPO & Analytics – the company aligns the best of both functional and sector expertise.

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Management Consulting industry

April 2013Present (1 year 6 months)

Greyhound Knowledge Group is built on the ethos of a research-led approach. Greyhound Knowledge Group operates under three brands – Greyhound Research, Greyhound Sculpt and Greyhound Technocrat. The group currently employs experts with experience in IT Research & Advisory, Business Research & Advisory, Executive Search & Head Hunting.

Sanchit Vir Gogia's Publications

Sanchit Vir Gogia's Honors and Awards

  • Featured In Global Top 50 Must-Read IT Blogs 2013

    BizTech Magazine
    • September 2013

    “Disruption” is one of those buzzwords that make people in IT either really scared or really excited. Greyhound Research CEO and chief analyst Sanchit Vir Gogia spotlights innovation and disruption in IT with regard to emerging markets on his blog, and with his history as an analyst for Forrester, he’s able to pinpoint trouble spots with ease.

    Follow: @s_v_g | Read the blog:


  • Ranked No. 10 In Top 20 Global resources for IT business leaders in 2014

    • April 2014

    Who? Sanchit Vir Gogia – author of

    Twitter: @S-V-G

    What? When you talk about movers and shakers in the industry, Gogia it is. As you can tell from the blog title, he’s focused on disruption in the world of IT – a buzzword that has a lot of business leaders perking up their ears. As a former analyst for Forrester, he uses a systematic approach to cover innovation in IT – an undeniable powerhouse in the industry.


Sanchit Vir Gogia's Skills & Expertise

  1. Cloud Computing
  2. Collaboration
  3. Social Media
  4. SaaS
  5. PaaS
  6. IaaS
  7. Virtualization
  8. Market Research
  9. Marketing Strategy
  10. Hosting
  11. Managed Services
  12. Managed Print Services
  13. IT Services
  14. Social Technologies
  15. Social Networking
  16. Social Software
  17. Social Analytics
  18. Business Intelligence
  19. Big Data
  20. Emerging Markets
  21. Competitive Intelligence
  22. Market Intelligence
  23. IT Service Management
  24. Analytics
  25. Go-to-market Strategy
  26. Asia Pacific
  27. Middle East Africa
  28. Emerging Technologies
  29. Service Level Agreements
  30. Benchmarking
  31. Product Strategies
  32. New Business Development
  33. Consulting
  34. Public Speaking
  35. Document Management
  36. Corporate Branding
  37. Events
  38. B2B Marketing Strategy
  39. Enterprise Software
  40. Data Centre Architecture
  41. Databases
  42. Data Warehousing
  43. Corporate Strategy Formulation
  44. Sales
  45. Public Relations
  46. Business Process Management
  47. Strategic Alliances
  48. Strategic Thinking
  49. Thought Leadership
  50. Product Marketing

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