Analyst Profile

Neil Osmond

Neil Osmond

VP Analyst

6 years at Gartner ,  33 years industry experience
New Zealand

Roles and Responsibilities

Neil Osmond is a Research Vice President in Gartner's CIO Advisory team. Mr. Osmond's research is focused on addressing the needs of communications service providers (CSPs), especially on the topics of IT strategy, digital transformation, platform operating models, cost optimization, and process simplification. Specifically, he helps CSP CIOs and their direct reports understand what capabilities are needed and how new ways of working can be adopted to enable platform business models.

Areas of Coverage

  • Networking & Communications Services


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Osmond had more than 28 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications industry, which included technology strategy management positions in CSP and financial services organizations.

Professional Background

Bank of New Zealand, Manager, Communications Services, 2 years
Telecom New Zealand, Strategy Manager - Technology, 15 years


Cert. Eng., Telecommunications, New Zealand



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