Sr Director Analyst
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, WAN and fixed voice services offering support on, e.g., negotiation, RFP, vendor evaluation, price, and terms and conditions.
Areas of Coverage
- Outsourcing & IT Services
- Networking & Communications Services
Katja Ruud's Recent Gartner Activity
Vendor Rating: BT Group
Toolkit: RFP Template for Mobile Network Services
Top 3 Best Practices for Managing WAN Migration Costs, Risk and Benefits
Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Ruud was a market analyst at Cable & Wireless (now Vodafone), 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.
Cable & Wireless, Market Analyst Manager, 1 year
Sakura Bank, Industry Analyst Manager, 3 years
B.S., Honors, Industrial Economics, Warwick University