Analyst Profile

Katja Ruud

Katja Ruud

Research Director

19 years at Gartner ,  22 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Katja Ruud is a Research Director in Gartner Research. Her personal research agenda focuses on the full aspects of provisioning or procuring mobile and fixed voice services, covering both the service provider and end-user perspectives. She is also one of Gartner's leading analysts in the area of fixed mobile convergence and substitution.

Areas of Coverage

  • Networking & Communications Services
  • Outsourcing & IT Services

Katja Ruud's Recent Gartner Activity

Latest Research


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Ruud was a market analyst at Cable & Wireless, where she covered the competing service providers and their capabilities with specific voice services responsibility. At Sakura Bank, her responsibility entailed company and industry analysis related to corporate credit facilities and IPOs.

Professional Background

Cable & Wireless, Market Analyst Manager, 1 year
Sakura Bank, Industry Analyst Manager, 3 years


B.S., honors, Industrial Economics, Warwick University