Fernando Elizalde focuses on personal technologies, with a concentration on connected home solutions, and video services, leading Gartner's video media research deliverables. His research extends from internet TV and over-the-top video to traditional pay-TV markets. He addresses video content owners' initiatives to engage directly with the consumer and the evolution of the video experience in the future. On the connected home, Mr. Elizalde's research is emphasized on current and upcoming services, apps and solutions that deliver compelling experiences to consumers. He supports Gartner's ongoing personal technology survey initiatives in the areas of video and the connected home. He works closely with carriers, technology vendors and invest clients.
Vendors: Strategic Planners, R&D, Product Marketers, Product Management, Analyst Relations, CMOs
End Users: CEO, CIO
Invest: Buy/Sell Investment Analysts, Investors, VCs
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Elizalde conducted research for Frost & Sullivan's Carrier Services subscription services, with a focus on EU regulatory environment, IPTV, broadband and Ethernet services in the EMEA region. Mr. Elizalde spent several years in the industry working for leading telecom equipment vendors in North America and Europe in several marketing and product marketing roles.
Frost & Sullivan
Leads Generation Manager
Market Development Manager
Marketing Technology and Emerging Trends
M.B.A., University of Windsor, Canada
Law, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
1Vendors: How to address the future of TV and video services (video services market, players, consumer behavior)?
2Vendors: What are the compelling connected/smart home experiences and solutions that will succeed?
3Vendors: What is Telefonica's global strategy?
4IT buyers: Adoption of connected home/smart home solutions
5Investors: Opportunities for connectivity-based solutions - managed and OTT video and pay-TV services, connected/smart home solutions, broadband and quad play services