Analyst Profile

King-Yew Foong

King-Yew Foong

Research VP

11 years at Gartner ,  22 years industry experience
Singapore


Roles and Responsibilities

King Yew Foong is a Research VP and Chief of Research for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in Gartner's Technology and Service Provider Research group. He is based in Asia/Pacific. Mr. Foong analyzes adjacent market opportunities for CSPs (such as M2M and IoT services, and other digital services), disruptive trends, and business and sales strategies for CSPs.

Areas of Coverage

  • Networking & Communications Services

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Foong worked for Singapore Telecommunications' Corporate Business Marketing department, where he was involved in market intelligence and the company's managed services initiative. He had also served as a Technical Manager at Lucent Technologies, where his primary responsibilities included presales technical support and development of network solutions for clients in Asia/Pacific. Mr. Foong is fluent in Bahasa Malaysia and Hokkien.

Professional Background

Frost & Sullivan, Program Director, 1 year
Gartner Advisory (Singapore), Principal Analyst, 4 years
Singapore Telecommunications, Senior Manager, 2 years

Education

B.E., Electrical Engineering (1st Class Honors), University of Melbourne
M.B.A., National University of Singapore

Languages


Bahasa Malaysia and Hokkien
English