Martina Kurth | Gartner

Analyst Profile

Martina Kurth

Martina Kurth

Research Director

11 years at Gartner ,  20 years industry experience
Hamburg Germany


Roles and Responsibilities

Martina Kurth is a Research Director within CSP Technology advising CSPs, CTOs and CIOs worldwide on prevailing transformation and sourcing initiatives in the area of new digital OSS/BSS infrastructures. Her research also encompasses telco-specific catalog-driven, lead to quote to order and implement systems and processes spanning CSPs' entire digital stack. Ms. Kurth's latest research focuses on network function virtualization (NFV) and software-driven networks (SDN) and the impact that these technologies have on network, service and customer orchestration architectures as part of network and service layer modernization initiatives required to support hybrid virtual, physical and logical services. This also comprises future of Telco Customer Experience Investment Initiatives advising CSPs on Operational, Customer Experience, Big Data and Machine Learning. Further coverage includes management infrastructures aspect around evolving IoT and OTT business models.

Areas of Coverage

  • Networking & Communications Services

Background

Previous Experience

Ms. Kurth has held various consulting, business development and product management positions with leading telecom vendors. Moreover, she has worked as an analyst and consultant for a global market research and consulting organization, which specialized in OSS and BSS. Throughout her career, Ms. Kurth has led OSS/BSS standards workgroups and catalyst projects, authored technical standard deliverables (such as SLA management handbook) at the TeleManagement Forum and providing thought leadership in the telecom industry.

Professional Background

Ericsson, Senior Product Manager, 2 years
Lucent Worldwide Services, Business Consultant, 2 years
OSS Observer, Analyst and Consultant, 3 years

Education

B.A., Business Administration
M.B.A.
Master's Degree, European Business Management

Languages

English
German
Swedish