Analyst Profile

Emil Berthelsen

Emil Berthelsen

Research Director

6 years at Gartner ,  23 years industry experience
United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

Emil Berthelsen helps Gartner clients build their understanding of the complexity behind of IoT, navigate through technology options, and prepare for the impacts of IoT on business and technology processes, architectures, models and organizational structures. As an agenda manager, Mr. Berthelsen has also been instrumental in introducing and developing the Gartner for Product Teams product, and continues to lead the development of research and thinking as well as inquiry coverage for the key initiatives of Product Life Cycle Management and Product Leadership. Mr. Berthelsen is regarded as a thought leader in IoT and Product Management. He has published many reports and presented at numerous conferences to that end. His research agenda looks to address IoT questions raised by enterprises in industrial and enterprise IoT, and how IoT data is monetized through IoT advanced analytics. His research also addresses how Technology and Service Providers are improving their product management capabilities to meet the new priorities of time to market, time to revenue and product differentiation in times where technology disruptions are rife.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Berthelsen worked at Machina Research, a global research and consulting firm in M2M, IoT and Big Data. Previously, He has worked as an international management consultant with Proudfoot, BT Consulting and KPMG Consulting across multiple industries including emerging technology and telecommunications. His experience includes industry analyst research, management, business and strategy consulting, IT value added reseller management and general market research. He has worked on research and consulting in M2M, IoT and Big Data, providing global advisory support and thought-leadership to clients of Machina Research. He has published Strategy Reports and Research Notes, and several external articles, and presented, chaired and moderated subject conferences around the world.

Professional Background

Analysys Mason, Manager, 2 years
BT Consulting, Principal Consultant, 5 years
Machina Research, Principal Analyst, 4 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Awarded Project Manager of the Year, Proudfoot Consulting
BT Global Fast Track Management Programme


BA Honours in International Relations, University of Sussex
MPhil in International Relations, University of Cambridge



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