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

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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
M.S., Information Security, Royal Holloway, University of London
B.A., European Studies, with honors, Royal Holloway, University of London

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Forecast Analysis: Information Security, Worldwide, 1Q14 Update 21-Jul-2014 Ruggero Contu, Christian Canales, Lawrence Pingree
Forecast Overview: Information Security, Worldwide, 2014 Update 25-Jun-2014 Ruggero Contu, Christian Canales, Lawrence Pingree
Market Trends: Internet of Things Driving Security Opportunities 25-Jun-2014 Ruggero Contu, Earl Perkins
Forecast: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2012-2018, 2Q14 Update 25-Jun-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
Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets, Worldwide, 2011-2018, 2Q14 Update 17-Jun-2014 Matthew Cheung, 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, Hai Hong Swinehart, Bhavish Sood, Jie Zhang, Jin-Sik Yim, Michael Warrilow, Vassil Mladjov, Laurie F. Wurster, Sid Deshpande