As a key analyst in the Cloud & Data Center research practice, Vladimir Galabov covers disruptive trends in the data center compute space, such as the industry’s ongoing shift to cloud computing, as well as innovations in the Ethernet adapter and server markets, the adoption of Open Compute Project (OCP) equipment, and the evolving requirements for efficiency, automation, and diversity in compute hardware, software, and silicon.
Vlad is frequently invited to speak at conferences and is also often quoted in technical publications, such as SDx Central, Light Reading, FierceTelecom, and eWeek.
Prior to joining the company, he held a number of analyst positions at Intel, covering client computing and the data center and IoT markets. There, he served as a long-term coach to the business management group in Europe and the Middle East (EMEA), providing expertise in supply chain models, business planning, and revenue forecasting. Vlad also played a key role in increasing the breadth and depth of Intel's market knowledge in EMEA, introducing an in-depth PC inventory tracking model, improving the accuracy of Intel's market and revenue forecasts, and piloting an actionable IoT market model. His work served as a central input to Intel sales and marketing leaders in setting sales goals and defining strategy, which led to improving the accuracy of the EMEA revenue plan forecast by 10%.
Vlad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and management from Aston University in Birmingham, England.