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Kourosh Ghassemi
Principal Consultant at Ovum


Kourosh Ghassemi is a principal consultant at Ovum. He has over 20 years of experience in the technology sector, having worked in leadership roles for Microsoft, IDC, MCR, and more recently EF as the global sales director.

Kourosh has worked on research projects and sold technology solutions across a broad range of areas including security, networking, databases, managed services, and AI. He has a good understanding of why businesses from SMEs to vertical-specific organizations are adopting various technologies, the challenges they face, and the way vendors can help them in their adoption and decision-making journey. Also, Kourosh has a good knowledge of the cloud, managed services, and the digital transformation and their respective impacts on various businesses.

Kourosh has worked in Australia, Singapore, and the UK and is familiar with the various countries and their needs in particular in the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions.

Kourosh has a Bachelor of Economics degree and a master degree in international relations from the Australian National University.