A Comprehensive Guide to Competitive Intelligence

Kiran Nandavarapu

Senior Director - Insights

Kiran has over 12 years of experience in providing research, insights, and advisory services to clients in the technology space. He specializes in Competitive/Market Intelligence services including Market Entry strategies, Competitive Benchmarking, GTM strategies, Technology Assessment, Strategic Insights, and Market Analysis and Sizing. At Course5 Intelligence, Kiran has been managing leading global clients across departments including Strategy and Planning, Product Engineering, Strategic and Product Marketing, Sales and Field teams, and Market Insights. He heads a team of over 25 analysts who specialize in tracking the market and competition. His team’s focus and areas of expertise are ICT Industry - Cloud Computing, IoT, Big Data, IT Infrastructure, Ecommerce, Fintech, Security, and other emerging technologies. Prior to joining Course5, Kiran worked with IDC as a lead analyst in the software and services practice, tracking the Indian Software and Enterprise IT space and providing advisory services to clients in the IT industry. Kiran holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in Finance.