Caroline Gabriel

Caroline contributes published and custom research content to Analysys Mason's Next-Generation Wireless Networks research programme and works directly with our research clients to advise them on wireless network trends and market developments. She has been engaged in technology analysis, research and consulting for 30  years, and has focused entirely on mobile and wireless since 2002.

As co-founder and research director of Rethink Technology Research, Caroline has developed a research base and forecast methodology based around deep contacts with mobile and converged operators worldwide. Her focus is on critical issues and trends related to mobile and wireless infrastructure, particularly operator deployment intentions for 4G, 5G, cloud-RAN and other technologies.

She has led research and consulting projects with a wide range of clients, including mobile infrastructure vendors, large and start-up operators, regulators, trade bodies, government agencies and financial institutions. Her advice and forecasts have helped inform strategic decisions at companies including Amdocs, Bell Canada, Intel, Vodafone and many others.

Prior to setting up Rethink, Caroline held various executive positions at VNU Business Publishing BV, then Europe's largest producer of technology-related B2B reports and publications. She was the European content and research director, and was a member of the leadership team for VNU's online business. She holds an MA from the University of Oxford.