Andy Castonguay has worked as an analyst, advisor and consultant to the mobile industry for over 18 years. With local experience in Latin America and North America, Andy has worked extensively with service providers, IoT solution companies, device manufacturers, technology vendors, and financial institutions in both mature and growth markets. Currently, Andy is a Research Director at Gartner’s IoT group with focus on enterprise IoT adoption, 5G technology’s impact on IoT, connected/autonomous vehicles, and connectivity technologies. In the years prior to joining Gartner, Andy was a Principle Analyst for Machina Research (acquired by Gartner in November 2016), a research company focused exclusively on rapidly evolving IoT/M2M ecosystems.
Prior to joining Machina Research, Castonguay was a Principal Analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media with focus on mobile devices, application platforms and M2M solutions. During his tenure at the Yankee Group, Andy was Director of mobile devices research, Director of the North American consumer practice and Program Manager for the Latin American mobile services group. During his 7-year stint in Brazil, Andy also worked as a senior consultant at Telefinance, a financial services group, focused on mergers & acquisitions activity, strategic consulting, infrastructure & device financing deals and due diligence projects in the telecommunications industry. Prior to that, Castonguay headed Pyramid Research’s Brazil telecoms practice. Before his work in telecoms, Andy worked as researcher at the Health Care Advisory Board in the US focused on the US healthcare industry systems.