5 years at Gartner
26 years industry experience
Santa Clara, CA USA
Roles and Responsibilities
Mark Hung is a Research VP at Gartner, where he covers wireless technologies and leads Gartner's IoT research agenda on technology providers. In this role, he focuses on how emerging wireless trends are transforming and disrupting a number of industries, including mobile, computing, communications and IoT. His recent research has focused on the IoT ecosystem, Bluetooth LE and iBeacons, indoor location, NFC and mobile payments, and wireless technologies spanning from the PAN (NFC and Bluetooth), to LAN (Wi-Fi/WiGig and ZigBee), and WAN (LTE/5G and LPWA). With his technical and entrepreneurial background, Mr. Hung has advised many Fortune 500 companies and government organizations on their strategic planning, product positioning, go-to-market strategy and competitive analysis. He is frequently quoted in the leading publications and media outlets, including BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, Financial Times, The New York Times, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal.
Areas of Coverage
Mark Hung's Recent Gartner Activity
Semiconductor Forecast Database, Worldwide, 3Q15 Update
Report Highlight for Market Insight: Intel Developer Forum Shows New Hardware and Software but Without a Clear Message on IoT
Market Insight: Intel Developer Forum Shows New Hardware and Software but Without a Clear Message on IoT
Internet of Things - Are You Ready for Bluetooth Beacons?
16 December 2014
What Is 5G, and What Does It Mean for IoT?
25 August 2015
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2015
08 November 2015 - 12 November 2015
Upcoming Gartner Events
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hung was the director of strategic marketing for Atheros Communications, where he was responsible for product marketing and diversification strategies for the company. Mr. Hung was also co-founder and director of IT operations of Ingenuity Systems, a pioneering bioinformatics SaaS company whose products have become the de facto standard in the functional genomics research community. Ingenuity was sold to QIAGEN in 2013 for more than $100 million. He has also served as a member of the board of directors for the Wi-Fi Alliance. Mr. Hung has been a key participant in the development of a number of groundbreaking technologies, including Fast Ethernet, 10G Metro Ethernet and 802.11n. He has more than 20 years of experience in the communications IC and systems industry, including positions at Atheros Communications, Infineon Technologies, ZettaCom, 3Com and Nortel Networks.
Atheros Communications, Director of Strategic Marketing, 5 years
Ingenuity Systems, Co-founder and Director of Operations, 3 years
ZettaCom, Director of Marketing and Business Development, 3 years
Gartner Golden Quill Award, 2011
Stanford BASES Business Plan Award, 1998
B.A.Sc., Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Chinese - Mandarin
Chinese - Taiwanese