Analyst Profile

Peter Kjeldsen

Peter Kjeldsen

Managing Vice President

19 years at Gartner ,  25 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Peter Kjeldsen, Ph.D., is a managing VP in Gartner Technology & Service Provider Research, where he has worldwide responsibility for the Technology & Service Provider Quantitative Analysis & Data Science (T&SP QUADS) team.


Previous Experience

Mr. Kjeldsen joined Gartner through the acquisition of Dataquest. Prior to joining Dataquest, he worked with Sonofon as a transmission planner and project manager. Mr. Kjeldsen started his career as an optical research engineer with Tele Danmark's R&D division, during which time he spent half a year with British Telecom.

Professional Background

Sonofon, Project Manager, 1 year
TDC (Formerly Tele Danmark), R&D Engineer, 5 years


M.S., Engineering, with specialization in Modern Optics and Laser Techniques, Aalborg University.
Ph.D., Fiber Optics (title of thesis: "Transmission Properties of Single Mode Optical Fibres at 10 Gb/s and above"). The work toward his Ph.D. was carried out in collaboration with Tele Danmark (now TDC), Technical University of Denmark and Tellabs (formerly DSC Communications) under the Danish Industrial Research Education Programme that is administrated by the Academy of the Technical Sciences.



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