Analyst Profile

Ian Keene

Ian Keene

VP Analyst

24 years at Gartner ,  38 years industry experience
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 public safety and private LTE networks, small cells, enterprise passive optical LAN, public Wi-Fi hot spots and broadband access. 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, FTTH, VDSL,, CCAP, CMTS, cable operators, optical fiber, Internet of Things communication networks, private and public safety wireless and 5G.

Areas of Coverage

  • Networking & Communications Equipment


Previous Experience

Mr. Keene has extensive experience in communications and the silicon industry, where he worked in marketing, project management and research 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


B.S., with Honors, Physics, University College of Wales



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