Ian Keene | Gartner

Analyst Profile

Ian Keene

Ian Keene

Research VP

22 years at Gartner ,  36 years industry experience
Staines-Upon-Thames United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

Ian Keene is a Vice President in Gartner Research, where his research is focused on telecommunications and networks. His recent work includes research on small cells, Wi-Fi hot spots, and associated network analytics, broadband access and enterprise fiber networks. Mr. Keene is responsible for worldwide research on broadband access carrier network infrastructure within the Communications team of Gartner Technology & Service Provider Research. Research areas: Wi-Fi hot spots, public WLAN, passive optical LAN, fiber LAN, small cells, broadband access, FTH, VDSL, G.fast, CCAP, CMTS, cable operators, optical fiber, IoT communication networks, Internet of Things communication networks, LPWA and broadband technologies

Areas of Coverage

  • Networking & Communications Equipment


Previous Experience

Mr. Keene has extensive experience in communications and the silicon industry, where he worked in marketing and engineering roles. His experience encompasses networking and telecommunications products, system solutions, and consultancy.

Professional Background

BICC, Research Manager, 10 years
Ericsson, Communications Solutions Team Manager, 3 years
LSI Logic, Marketing Manager, 2 years


Honors Degree, Physics, University College of Wales