Analyst Profile

Mark Hung

Mark Hung

VP Analyst

9 years at Gartner ,  23 years industry experience
Santa Clara, CA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Mark Hung is a Research VP at Gartner, where he leads the company's AI research in Internet of Things (IoT). In this role, he advises top technology vendors and Fortune 500 companies in their strategic planning, product management, and go-to-market strategy. His research spans across the entire AI technology stack, from new cloud service offerings to emerging hardware architectures. With his successful track record in corporate strategy and product management, Mr. Hung has had a measurable impact across a number of industries, including machine learning and analytics (Nortel and Ingenuity/QIAGEN), consumer wireless platforms (Atheros/Qualcomm), and enterprise and data center communications (3Com, ZettaCom/IDT, and Infineon). At Gartner, his thought leadership on technology trends has led to predictions on the rise of low-cost smartphones, proliferation of NFC, emergence of hardware-based security, and most recently, AI on the edge. Mr. Hung is frequently quoted in leading publications and media outlets, including Bloomberg, CNBC, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

Areas of Coverage

  • Emerging Trends & Technologies


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hung spent more than a decade in a variety of leadership roles in Silicon Valley, including co-founding Ingenuity Systems, a pioneering bioinformatics SaaS company that was acquired by QIAGEN for more than $100 million. He has led global sales and marketing efforts that resulted in multi-million dollar design wins and established international R&D centers for software and hardware development. Mr. Hung has also served as a member of the board of directors of the Wi-Fi Alliance and won the inaugural Stanford BASES Business Plan Award.

Professional Background

Atheros Communications, Director of Strategic Marketing, 5 years
Ingenuity Systems, Co-founder, Director of Technology and Operations, 3 years
ZettaCom, Director of Marketing and Business Development, 3 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Gartner Golden Quill Award
Stanford BASES Business Plan Award


B.A.Sc., Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University


Chinese - Mandarin

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