Natalie Spitz is a Senior Analyst and member of Canalys’ channels department. As part of her role she leads research in all aspects of channels intelligence. She also engages in custom channel research around the world. Recent projects have included studies on channel marketing and competitive analysis in India, Taiwan and Malaysia, as well as projects focusing on other regions. Natalie also contributes to Canalys’ unique Candefero research, including channel ‘health check’ reports. Previously, Natalie ran the company’s worldwide Netpad Analysis service portfolio.

Prior to joining Canalys, Natalie worked for Gartner for more than 10 years, where she held various analyst positions and worked on a broad range of market and channel research programs. She initiated Dataquest’s research activity for Central and Eastern Europe and was responsible for the PC service for that region. During her time at Gartner, she also contributed to numerous consulting projects.

Natalie also worked for the French Trade Office in Cologne, Germany, following developments in the chemical and cosmetics industry and helping SMBs find trade partners.

She is based in France and is fluent in English, French and Dutch, and proficient in German. She has a degree in International Business Studies from the ILERI in Paris, France.