Mark Hung is a Research VP at Gartner, where he leads the company’s Internet of Things (IoT) research. In this role, he sets Gartner’s IoT research agenda across the company and focuses on strategic advice for both IT leaders and high-tech executives. His research is centered on the three pillars of IoT: wireless communications, device identity and security, and machine learning. Mr. Hung’s most recent reports have focused on how the convergence of these technologies has impacted IoT. With his technical and business background, Mr. Hung has advised many Fortune 500 companies and government organizations on their strategic planning, product positioning, go-to-market strategy and competitive analysis. He is frequently quoted in leading publications and media outlets, including Bloomberg, CNBC, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hung spent almost two decades in a variety of product development and product management roles in the Silicon Valley, including management positions at Atheros Communications (acquired by Qualcomm), ZettaCom (acquired by IDT), FormFactor and Infineon. He also co-founded Ingenuity Systems, a pioneering bioinformatics SaaS company that was acquired by QIAGEN for more than $100 million. Mr. Hung has served as a member of the board of directors of the Wi-Fi Alliance, and he has been a key participant in the development of a number of groundbreaking technologies, including 802.11n, 10G Metro Ethernet and Fast Ethernet.