Analyst Profile

Megan Marek Fernandez

Megan Marek Fernandez

Principal Research Analyst

19 years at Gartner ,  20 years industry experience
OR USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Megan Marek Fernandez is a Principal Analyst in Gartner's Technology and Service Provider Research group, where she focuses on Enterprise Communications Applications within the Communications Service Provider Enterprise Markets team. Ms. Fernandez advises IT users and technology and service providers on enterprise telephony (including IP telephony, IP-PBX systems and traditional PBXs) and unified communications (UC) solutions. Additionally, Ms. Fernandez focuses on SMB IT buying behaviors and authors research on UC solutions positioned specifically for the SMB market.

Areas of Coverage

  • Networking & Communications Services
  • Networking & Communications Equipment

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Fernandez worked in the telecommunications industry research group at Frost & Sullivan as a Senior Analyst. In this position, she worked in satellite and wireline network transmission groups specializing in asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) and low earth orbit (LEO) and geosynchronous orbit (GEO) satellite equipment markets. Ms. Fernandez authored off-the-shelf publications and custom-defined projects in these areas and wrote related articles for outside publications. She collected research, performed market-related and technology-related analysis and wrote market reports.

Professional Background

Frost & Sullivan, Senior Analyst, 2 years

Education

B.S., Santa Clara University

Languages

English