Analyst Profile

Robert F. Mason

Robert F. Mason

Managing VP

11 years at Gartner ,  34 years industry experience
Conshohocken, PA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Robert Mason is a Managing Vice President in the Gartner Research organization, where he leads the Storage team. Prior to his current role, Mr. Mason led Gartner research on unified communications and network services, where his focus included enterprise video, wide-area networking and communications infrastructure.

Areas of Coverage

  • Networking & Communications Services
  • Networking & Communications Equipment


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner in 2007, Mr. Mason was the enterprise network architect for E.I. DuPont. He has also held senior technology and product marketing roles at MCI, Motorola Broadband and V-SPAN. Mr. Mason has had significant experience in Multiprotocol Label Switching, voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), video telepresence and broadband architectures.

Professional Background

E.I. DuPont, Enterprise Network Architect, 2 years
Motorola Broadband, Director, North American Marketing, Network Services, 2 years
V-SPAN, VP, IP Products and Strategy, 6 years


B.S., Electrical Engineering, Lafayette College
M.B.A., Marketing, Villanova University