Analyst Profile

Annette Jump

Annette Jump

Research Director

20 years at Gartner ,  20 years industry experience
United Kingdom


Roles and Responsibilities

Annette Jump is a Research Director in Gartner Research, where she is part of the Worldwide Personal Technologies team. In her research, Ms. Jump is focused on the following areas: - Personal technology market and major technology trends across devices, like PCs, tablets, phones, wearables (wristbands, smartwatches, smartglasses, VR-headsets) and personal robots and their usage/adoption in business and consumer segments. - Role of devices in the smart workspace of the future. - Immersive experience markets (augmented and virtual reality): competitive landscape, market trends, vertical adoption and future development scenarios. - Device selection (PCs, tablets, smartphone, etc.) for business buyers; evaluation of leading tech providers across various device segments. - Emerging technology trends and use of AI across device and wearable markets. - Role of voice in device interactions and virtual personal assistants (Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana, Google Assistant). - Users' usage of devices at home and workplace.

Areas of Coverage

  • PCs, Laptops & Handheld Devices

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Jump worked as a Product Manager for a number of international FMCG companies in Russia (including Cadbury Schweppes and Sara Lee/Douwe Egberts). Her main responsibilities involved coordinating market research, developing brand strategy and maintaining multiple liaisons with different external agencies.

Professional Background

Cadbury Schweppes, Brand Manager, 2 years
Sara Lee/Douwe Egberts, Product Manager, 1 year

Education

First-Class Degree, Meteorology and Climatology, Moscow State University

Languages

English
Russian