Analyst Profile
Leif-Olof Wallin
Leif-Olof Wallin
Research VP
Goeteborg Sweden
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Years of Experience
13 years at Gartner
33 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Mobile & Wireless
Networking & Communications Services

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Roles and Responsibilities
Leif-Olof Wallin is a Research Vice President in Gartner Research, where he advises enterprise clients on all aspects of networking infrastructure and services. He is the global key initiative lead for Mobile Enterprise Strategy within Gartner and also the agenda manager of the associated research agenda. His research has a special focus on enterprise mobility, where he pays special attention to mobile application infrastructure, mobile security, remote access, mobile device management and enterprise sourcing of mobile applications.
Previous Experience
Mr. Wallin has 31 years of experience in the IT industry, including extensive international experience. He is a frequent speaker at events on wireless technologies and mobile infrastructure, including their impact on commercial best practices and telecom service providers. Mr. Wallin joined Gartner in April 2005 with the acquisition of Meta Group, where he led the mobile infrastructure research on a global basis. Prior to joining Meta Group in April 2001, Mr. Wallin was vice president of European operations at Surgency (formerly Benchmarking Partners), where he led a research practice on the mobile Internet and helped build European presence. Previously, he was chief technology officer for Industri-Matematik International, a recognized leading supplier of supply chain execution solutions.
Professional Background
Meta Group, Senior Program Director, 4 years
Surgency (Formerly Benchmarking Partners), Vice President of European Operations, 1 year
Industri-Matematik International (IMI), Chief Technology Officer, 14 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Member of IEEE
B.S., Business Administration and Economics, Gothenburg University (Sweden)

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Lessons Learned From BYOD in India for Emerging Markets 30-Jul-2014 Vishal Tripathi, Leif-Olof Wallin, Anshul Gupta
How to Put Mobility on the Fast Track in India and the Middle East 02-Jul-2014 Biswajeet Mahapatra, Leif-Olof Wallin
2014 Strategic Road Map for Endpoints Using Mobility as the Key Driver 07-May-2014 Leif-Olof Wallin, Ken Dulaney, Stephen Kleynhans
IT Leaders in Mobile and Endpoint Computing Should Take Strategic Action in 2014/2015 25-Apr-2014 Leif-Olof Wallin, Ken Dulaney, Stephen Kleynhans
Cool Vendors in Enterprise Mobility, 2014 02-Apr-2014 Leif-Olof Wallin, Monica Basso, Nick Jones, Richard Marshall