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Sylvain Fabre

Sr Director Analyst

Sylvain Fabre is a Senior Director, Analyst in the Communications Technologies team within the Industries Research group at Gartner. Mr. Fabre leads the story line around telecommunications and CSPs.

His current research interests include 5G, mobile private networks and edge computing within telecommunications. He is also a Complex Vendor Lead Analyst for Nokia, a role that entails ensuring a balanced and fair coverage across Gartner Research and appropriate visibility of our relevant research for the vendor.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Fabre was a Product Manager in the Intelligent Networks/Applications group of Lucent Technologies.

Professional background

Lucent Technologies, U.K.

Product Manager

Telia Mobile, Denmark

Product Engineer

Ascom Nordic, Denmark

System Engineer

Areas of coverage

CSP Digital Transformation and Innovation

Industry Strategy Execution

Industry Product Planning

Emerging Technologies and Trends Impact on Products and Services


M.S. ME, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

M.B.A., London Business School, United Kingdom

B.S. BE, Compiegne University, France

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1CSP/IT Buyers: Data Validating Likely Use Cases for 5G and Edge Computing in a CSP Context

2End Users: Applicability of 5G as we ll as Mobile Private networks for Different Industries

3Vendors: Edge Computing solutions for CSPs

4Edge Computing Service Providers landscape

5Investors: Dynamics of Key Players in Mobile Infrastructure Ecosystem

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