Sr Director Analyst
20 years at Gartner
23 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Katja Ruud is a Sr. Director Analyst in the Infrastructure and Communications Services team in the Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management group. Her personal research agenda focuses on the full aspects of provisioning or procuring mobile, WAN and fixed voice services offering support on, e.g., vendor selection and evaluation, RFP negotiation, pricing, and terms and conditions.
Areas of Coverage
- Outsourcing & IT Services
- Networking & Communications Services
Katja Ruud's Recent Gartner Activity
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