Analyst Profile

Jouni Forsman

Jouni Forsman

VP Analyst

25 years at Gartner,  33 years industry experience

Location:  France  | Language(s):  English, Finnish

Roles and Responsibilities

Jouni Forsman is a Vice President in Gartner Research. He covers communications enabled digital business transformation and digital service and solution providers. The main angle of his research is digital IT services that combine network, IT and cloud capabilities using digital technology and process. Mr. Forsman has initiated numerous new coverage areas for Gartner during his 20+ years with the company. He has a global focus and has been based in California, the U.K. and now France.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Forsman was an industry analyst in Silicon Valley. He has also held positions as a communications professional, as well as an independent market consultant and researcher, both in Europe and in Silicon Valley.

Professional Background

  • F&S, Analyst, 3 years
  • Turku School of Economics, Researcher, 4 years
  • WMC, Communications Professional, 1 year


  • M.B.A., International Business, Monterey Institute of International Studies, California
  • M.S., Economics and International Marketing, Turku School of Economics