Runar Bjørhovde

Research Analyst


Runar is a Research Analyst based in Canalys’ UK office. He contributes to the tracking and analyses of smartphones and IoT-products. His research in Europe covers product strategy, consumer demand, and channel trends.

He joined Canalys almost straight out of university, with a short tenure at cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, working towards the Nordics.

Runar holds a Master’s degree in Management from the London School of Economics, where he focused on strategic and organisational aspects of businesses. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Copenhagen Business School, which included an exchange semester at the University of Pennsylvania. He speaks English and Norwegian fluently and has professional proficiency in Danish and Swedish.