Analyst Profile

Fernando Elizalde

Fernando Elizalde

Sr Principal Analyst

12 years at Gartner ,  23 years industry experience
United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

Fernando Elizalde focuses on personal technologies, with a concentration on connected home solutions, and video services, leading Gartner's video media research deliverables. His research extends from internet TV and over-the-top video to traditional pay-TV markets. He addresses video content owners' initiatives to engage directly with the consumer and the evolution of the video experience in the future. On the connected home, Mr. Elizalde's research is emphasized on current and upcoming services, apps and solutions that deliver compelling experiences 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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