Sanchit Vir Gogia

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Sanchit is the Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO of Greyhound Research, a Global, Award-Winning Technology & Innovation Research, Advisory & Consulting firm. Under Sanchit’s leadership, the firm has achieved four-digit growth year-on-year and won more than a dozen accolades since the company’s inception in April 2013.

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In his other avatar, Sanchit is an Advisor To The Board (for Digital Transformation decisions) of a US$100 Million+ organisation in the Metal Industry. His work is also often referenced by companies like Bank of Montreal (Ref 1, Ref 2) among others global majors for their technology and innovation strategy. Sanchit is also frequently invited to give guest lectures at various universities and colleges.

Sanchit is a globally recognised and reputed IT analyst, consultant and advisor. Known for his passion for technology and innovation, Sanchit has gained repute by authoring numerous thought-provoking reports that have been rated in Global Top 5. He is also the author of the famous technology and innovation insights portal, As Disruptive As IT Gets (now merged with Greyhound Research), that has readership from 150,000+ CXOs and over 15 million consumers from across 150+ countries. The portal has been rated at number 10 in the top 20 global resources for Business IT leaders in 2014 and as one of the 50 Must-Read IT Blogs of 2013 across the globe!

Sanchit’s research and insights have also been extensively quoted in globally renowned books, industry reports and journals like The Influences of Big Data Analytics, Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big DataFunding Options for StartupsInnovative Self-Service Practices (Institute for Citizen-Centred Service of Canada), Social Media in Communication Between Citizens and Public Authorities (Electronic Journal – Faculty of Moscow State University State Control), Hadoop for Enterprises: Overcoming the Major ChallengesExploring Big Data Opportunities For Online Customer Segmentation (Utrecht University), Towards A Process View on Critical Success Factors in Big Data Analytics ProjectsMobile Wallet Service Utilisation (International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research), Emerging Markets: 4 Keys to Speed and Success (SAP Center for Business Insight) among others.

With nearly 20 years of experience in research, strategy, sales and marketing, Sanchit has spent a decade as an IT analyst, advisor and consultant and works closely with multiple stakeholders in the technology ecosystem including IT decision makers, IT Vendors, IT Channel Partners, Venture Capitalist/ Private Equity Funds, Government Institutions and Startups.

A serial entrepreneur, Sanchit launched his first company at the age of 16; with a focus on B2C eCommerce, the company sold eLearning courses. His second venture was at the age of 24 that he sold with a handsome profit within 12 months of operation. Sanchit’s latest venture is Greyhound Knowledge Group that he started at the age of 29.

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

He is a well-recognized expert, commentator and speaker at various global industry events. Highly sought after by the global media, Sanchit is frequently quoted across both mainstream and online news portals like New York Times, Mashable, BBC, Financial Times, CNBC, Economic Times, HT Mint among others. Sanchit also features regularly as the jury in multiple Global CxO awards including the likes of GSMA’s Glomo Awards 2017 and Asia Mobile Awards 2017.

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 is an avid reader and writer and is currently penning his first book. He is also a dog lover, Royal Enfield enthusiast, theatre artist, pianist, numerologist and an aspiring stand-up comedian.

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SVG’s Short Bio

Sanchit is the Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO of Greyhound Research, a Global, Award-Winning Technology & Innovation Research, Advisory & Consulting firm. In his other avatar, Sanchit is an Advisor To The Board (for Digital Transformation decisions) of a US$100 Million+ organisation in the Metal Industry.  He is also frequently invited to give guest lectures at various universities and colleges.

Sanchit is a globally recognised and reputed IT analyst, consultant and advisor. Known for his passion for technology and innovation, Sanchit has gained repute by authoring numerous thought-provoking reports that have been rated in Global Top 5. He is also the author of the famous technology and innovation insights portal, As Disruptive As IT Gets, that has readership from over 150,000 CXOs and 15 million+ individuals from across 125 countries. The portal has been rated at number 10 in the top 20 global resources for Business IT leaders in 2014 and as one of the 50 Must-Read IT Blogs of 2013 across the globe!

Sanchit’s research and insights have been extensively quoted in globally renowned books, industry reports and journals. His work is also often referenced by companies like Bank of Montreal (Ref 1, Ref 2) among others for their technology and innovation strategy.

Sanchit is a well-recognized expert, commentator and speaker at various global industry events. Highly sought after by the global media, Sanchit is frequently quoted across both mainstream and online news portals like New York Times, Mashable, BBC, Financial Times, CNBC, Economic Times, HT Mint among others. Sanchit also features regularly as the jury in multiple Global CxO awards including the likes of GSMA’s Glomo Awards 2017 and Asia Mobile Awards 2017.


Want to reach out to SVG? Easy enough. Below are all possible ways to connect with him.

  • Email: sgogia@greyhoundgroup.com. Usually responds in 24 hours or less unless doing what he does best – write research, work with clients or hop airports to speak at/attend industry events. Please mark a copy to his EA, Amanda Miller (amiller@greyhoundgroup.com) for a quick response and to setup time on SVG’s calendar.
  • Twitter: Loves stirring up discussions especially when they are precisely worded in 140 characters. Holler him at @s_v_g
  • Skype: Seldom available, but there when you need him. Can be found on s.v.gogia.
  • LinkedIn: Networking and learning is second nature to Sanchit. And no, he isn’t stuck up about not adding you to his network if you’ve not met him before. To add him on LinkedIn, click here.
  • Facebook: Sanchit is a friendly bloke and very open about adding colleagues, clients, vendors et al to his Facebook. Nope, no hangups at all! To add him on Facebook, click here.
  • Calls: If you know him well, then you know his mobile coordinates. He is a happy talker and encourages calls as far as they are non-intrusive and don’t interfere with his work priorities.
  • SMS: Usually responds to SMSs unless you send silly jokes et al.
  • WhatsApp: Don’t even try it. Last he counted, there were more than a thousand unanswered WhatsApp messages. You get the drift?

Tried it all and still can’t get through to SVG? Borrow some patience from a friend…the man might be working on something critical or in a flight and will respond soon. If it just can’t wait, send his team an email on connect@greyhoundgroup.com and they’ll be in touch!