Andy Castonguay

Vice President Strategic Intelligence

Andy Castonguay has worked as a tech industry analyst, advisor and consultant to the IoT and mobile industries for more than 20 years. With extensive experience in North America, Europe and Latin America, Andy has advised IoT service providers, infrastructure providers, consumer device manufacturers, industry associations, technology vendors, enterprises and financial institutions in both mature and growth markets. Currently, Andy advises companies and technology providers on enhancing their business operations, products, and solutions leveraging Internet of Things technologies.

Recently, Andy leveraged his industry experience as the Global Lead of the analyst relations teams for key groups within the IBM Cognitive Applications portfolio including IoT, Supply Chain, Customer Experience and Commerce as well as GBS IoT. Prior to his role at IBM, Andy was a Research Director at Gartner focused on the Internet of Things and M2M ecosystems in the Americas with particular focus on connected vehicles, enterprise IoT solutions, 5G technology’s impact on IoT, and the M2M access technologies space.

Before joining Gartner, Andy was a Principal Research Analyst at Machina Research focused exclusively on the Internet of Things ecosystem from 2013-2016. Previously, Andy 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. As part of 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. A frequent speaker and panel moderator at industry conferences and events, Andy is fluent in English and Portuguese.