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Jon Erensen

Sr Director Analyst

Jon Erensen is a Sr. Director with the Gartner Technology and Service Provider research group, where he provides strategic advice and insight to product managers and tech CEOs on semiconductor technology with a focus on application and multimedia processing, RF and wireless technologies. Mr. Erensen is responsible for market research and analysis of both semiconductor and end-equipment trends for smartphones and video game hardware. He also leads research on ASIC solutions, including the OEM foundry-direct model where OEMs design semiconductors internally and work directly with foundries for manufacturing.

Previous experience

In his previous position at Gartner, Mr. Erensen worked in the Client Services organization and supported the Gartner semiconductor group, where he directed and advised on complex inquiries and research requests.

Areas of coverage

Product and Services Strategy for Tech CEOs

Product/Service Discovery and Validation

Product/Service Design and Creation

Product Portfolio Leadership

Technology Market Essentials


B.A.(honors), History, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Insight for product managers on opportunities in application and multimedia processing

2Strategic advice to Tech CEOs developing internal semiconductor capabilities

3Insight for product managers on RF semiconductor challenges and complexity

4Adjacent market opportunities for smartphone semiconductor vendors

5Outlook and future trends for video game consoles and handhelds