Analyst Profile

Ken Dulaney

Ken Dulaney

VP Distinguished Analyst

24 years at Gartner ,  46 years industry experience
Santa Clara, CA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Ken Dulaney is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner Research, where his research areas include smartphones, tablet computers, notebook computers, industrial handhelds, wireless communications, mobile software and device management strategies. Mr. Dulaney has been the lead analyst for both Cisco and Intel. He has been recognized by Adweek magazine as one of the top 20 technology industry analysts.

Areas of Coverage

  • Mobile & Wireless


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Dulaney worked at GRiD Systems, where he served as director of marketing, portable computing. He was a key participant in the development of the first tablet computer, for which he received several patents.

Professional Background

Deloitte, Senior Analyst, 3 years
GRiD Systems, Director of Product Marketing, 9 years
Tandem Computers (now part of HP), Director of IT, 3 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Chosen as one of "The 10 Most Influential People in CRM" in 1999 by Sales and Marketing Automation Magazine for foundation work in the CRM field
Recognized by Adweek magazine in 2002 as one of the top 20 technology industry analysts


B.S., Industrial Engineering, Northwestern University
Completed postgraduate courses in Industrial Engineering, University of Michigan