Analyst Profile

Fernando Elizalde

Fernando Elizalde

Principal Research Analyst

11 years at Gartner ,  22 years industry experience
United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

Fernando Elizalde focuses on personal technology services, with a concentration on connected home, and video services. He leads Gartner's video media service deliverables, his research extending to internet TV, over-the-top video and pay-TV service markets and video content owners' initiatives to engage directly with the consumer, and how the video experience will develop in the future. On the connected home, Mr. Elizalde's research is emphasized on current and upcoming services, apps and solutions delivering compelling solutions to consumers. He supports Gartner's ongoing personal technology survey initiatives in the areas of video and the connected home. He works closely with carriers, technology vendors and invest clients.

Areas of Coverage

  • Consumer Technologies
  • Networking & Communications Services


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Elizalde conducted research for Frost & Sullivan's Carrier Services subscription services, with a focus on EU regulatory environment, IPTV, broadband and Ethernet services in the EMEA region. Mr. Elizalde spent several years in the industry working for leading telecom equipment vendors in North America and Europe in several marketing and product marketing roles.

Professional Background

Alcatel, Leads Generation Manager, 2 years
Frost & Sullivan, Program Manager, 2 years
Nortel Networks, Market Development Manager, 7 years


Law, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
M.B.A., University of Windsor, Canada



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