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Ruggero Contu
Ruggero Contu
Research Director
Assemini Italy
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Years of Experience
14 years at Gartner
15 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
IT Operations
Software Markets
Security & Privacy

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Roles and Responsibilities
Ruggero Contu is a Leading Analyst on security markets at Gartner, where he is also backup Agenda Manager helping with the development of research content in this area. His main area of focus is the worldwide security software markets, with expanding research also on cloud-based security services and small or midsize business (SMB) markets. His research on security is also developed with a particular focus on regional trends. He has considerable experience in providing advice to security providers to assist them in the design of their optimum go-to-market and messaging strategy. He is based in the Egham, U.K., office.
Previous Experience
In his previous role at Gartner, Mr. Contu was the leading worldwide market analyst for the IT operations management (ITOM) area.
Professional Background
Gartner, Principal Research Analyst, 11 year
World Brands Duty Free (Pernod Richard Group), Sales and Operations Executive (Supporting ERP Implementation), 3 years
Education
M.S., Information Security, Royal Holloway, University of London
B.A., European Studies, with honors, Royal Holloway, University of London
Languages
English
French
Italian
Sardinian
Spanish




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Cool Vendors in Security for Technology and Service Providers, 2014 11-Apr-2014 Ruggero Contu, Sid Deshpande, Lawrence Pingree, Eric Ahlm
Market Share: Security Software, Worldwide, 2013 01-Apr-2014 Sid Deshpande, Ruggero Contu, Matthew Cheung
Forecast: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2012-2018, 1Q14 Update 31-Mar-2014 Ed Anderson, Lai-ling Lam, Yanna Dharmasthira, Chad Eschinger, Susan Cournoyer, Cathy Tornbohm, Jeffrey Roster, Bianca Francesca Granetto, Gianluca Tramacere, Dean Blackmore, Joanne M. Correia, Laurie F. Wurster, Tom Eid, Ruggero Contu, Venecia K Liu, Fabrizio Biscotti, Chris Pang, Dan Sommer, TJ Singh, Andrew Frank, Hai Hong Swinehart, Alan Dayley, Gregor Petri, Jie Zhang, Morgan Yeates, Douglas Toombs, Rajesh Kandaswamy
Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2013 28-Mar-2014 Colleen Graham, Yanna Dharmasthira, Chad Eschinger, Bianca Francesca Granetto, Joanne M. Correia, Laurie F. Wurster, Federico De Silva, Tom Eid, Ruggero Contu, Fabrizio Biscotti, Chris Pang, David M. Coyle, Dan Sommer, Matthew Cheung, Hai Hong Swinehart, Bhavish Sood, Asheesh Raina, Koji Motoyoshi, Yurika Nagashima, Jie Zhang, Michael Warrilow, Sid Deshpande, Jin-Sik Yim, Vassil Mladjov, Jennifer Mazzucca
Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets, Worldwide, 2011-2018, 1Q14 Update 14-Mar-2014 Laurie F. Wurster, Yanna Dharmasthira, Chad Eschinger, Bianca Francesca Granetto, Joanne M. Correia, Neil McMurchy, Federico De Silva, Tom Eid, Ruggero Contu, Colleen Graham, Fabrizio Biscotti, Chris Pang, David M. Coyle, Dan Sommer, Matthew Cheung, Hai Hong Swinehart, Bhavish Sood, Asheesh Raina, Jie Zhang, Jin-Sik Yim, Michael Warrilow, Vassil Mladjov, Sid Deshpande