Gartner Expert

Emil Berthelsen

VP Analyst

Emil Berthelsen helps Gartner clients with the challenges of new product development processes.

Changed priorities such as market acceleration, differentiation, disruption and data-driven approaches are creating a new landscape in product and service development and management. Project and product managers are becoming product and solution owners, and emerging technologies and Digital Business Transformation have become the catalysts. To navigate these changes in Product and Service Management as well as the complexity behind IoT, Mr. Berthelsen helps Gartner clients identify the issues, explore their options and implement the best practices to achieve sustainable business success. Writing research and addressing end user and service provider inquiries for Product Management and IoT, he is closely involved with such topics as product life cycle management and product leadership as well as Industrial IoT platforms, IoT data and analytics and data monetization.

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

Machina Research

Principal Analyst

Analysys Mason


BT Consulting

Principal Consultant

Areas of coverage

Product Strategy and Launch for Tech CEOs

Product Leadership

Product Planning

Product Life Cycle Management

Technology Market Essentials


MPhil in International Relations, University of Cambridge

BA Honours in International Relations, University of Sussex

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1New Product Development and Management

2Product Management and Leadership

3IoT Strategy & Implementation - platform selection, architectural blueprints, analytical tools and IoT use cases

4IoT Market Trends and Landscapes

5Predictive Maintenance and Industrial IoT