Gu Zhang

Research Focus

Gu Zhang is a Principal Analyst in the 5G network infrastructure team, focusing on technology and strategic developments across the cellular infrastructure value chain. Her research includes a broad spectrum of topics, including development strategies of future RAN technologies, 5G-Advanced, 6G, 3GPP developments, cellular standards, patented and Open RAN.

Past Experience

Before joining ABI Research, Gu worked for GSMA intelligence and Informa Telecoms and Media as a senior forecasting analyst. Her focus was mobile operators' strategies on technology migration, device adoption, financial performance and market share competition and delivered mid-to-long term forecasting analysis on a regular basis.


Gu has a MSc. in Operational Research from LSE, and BSc. in Economics and Finance from Southampton University. She also passed CFA all three levels.