• Devices


  • David Kerr headshot
    David Kerr
    Senior Vice President
    +1 617 614 0720

    Mr. Kerr has 30 years of experience in the mobility space and has worked with leading operators, device vendors, and solutions providers to translate technology capabilities into effective customer value propositions.

    He is responsible for the Global Wireless, Intelligent Home and Teligen Tariff practices at Strategy Analytics. Mr. Kerr is responsible for setting the research agenda across networks, applications and devices in the wireless space and for developing new syndicated research

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    Steve Entwistle
    Vice President
    +44 1908 423636

    VP of Strategic Technologies Global Practice

    Stephen is the head of the Strategic Technologies Practice where he is responsible for managing all of the research coverage of technology markets. This encompasses a number of services including; SpecTRAX, Advanced Defense Systems (ADS), RF Component Strategies (RFCS), GaAs & Compound Semiconductor Technologies (GaAs) and Handset Component Technologies (HCT).

  • Neil Mawston headshot
    Neil Mawston
    Executive Director
    +44 1908 423628

    Neil Mawston, Executive Director, Wireless Device Strategies (WDS), is responsible for delivering analysis, insight and recommendations to mobile operators, handset vendors, component makers, investment banks, PC suppliers, software vendors and media firms worldwide. He is a recognized authority on global cellphone trends.

  • William Ablondi headshot
    William Ablondi
    +1 617 614 0744

    Bill Ablondi directs the Strategy Analytics Smart Home Strategies (SHS) advisory service focusing on emerging opportunities in home management, monitoring and control systems and services. Bill has over 25 years experience in market strategy development, competitive assessment and market forecasting for manufacturers and service providers in the information technology and consumer electronics sectors.

  • Prabhat Agarwal headshot
    Prabhat Agarwal
    +1 617 614 0745

    Prabhat leads Strategy Analytics’ big data analytics and mobile intelligence platform, AppOptix.

    Prabhat has extensive technology, market research and consulting expertise in helping companies, start-up ventures, and governments improve their business practices by providing technology, business and marketing growth and revenue generation strategies.

    Prabhat holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and MS in Business Management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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    Ken Hyers
    +1 617 614 0757

    As Director for the Emerging Device Strategies (EDS) service, Ken Hyers is responsible for delivering insight, guidance and perspective to all those with a professional interest in the mobile handset industry, including vendors, operators, ecosystem players, investors and the media.

  • Peter King headshot
    Peter King
    +44 1908 423615

    Peter King, Director of the Tablet & Touchscreen Strategies (TTS) Service, focuses on strategic issues relating to the impact of Smart Mobile Devices, both for mobility and in the home. His product specialities include Tablets, where he focuses on market sizing, portfolio development and ecosystem development. He previously was Director of the Connected Home Devices (CHD) service for 10 years prior to launching TTS.

  • Woody Oh headshot
    Woody Oh
    +44 1908 423 665

    Woody Oh, a Director for Handset Country Share Tracker (HCST) at Strategy Analytics, is responsible for delivering in-depth analysis, guidance and predictions on the global handset industry to mobile operators, handset OEMs, chipset makers, investment banks, software vendors and media firms across the world.

  • Cliff Raskind headshot
    Cliff Raskind
    +1 617 614 0727

    Cliff Raskind draws on over two decades in wireless, mobility and IT to help Strategy Analytics’ clients win and succeed. His primary responsibilities encompass analyzing, tracking and forecasting the transformation of the smart device and IoT markets. Cliff also guides clients across the ICT spectrum to better anticipate key strategic issues and separate hype from reality with respect to potentially disruptive technologies and business models.

  • Stuart Robinson headshot
    Stuart Robinson
    +44 1908 423637

    Stuart Robinson, Director, Handset Component Technologies (HCT) Program within the Strategic Technologies Practice, provides an understanding of the dynamics and trends within the market for components used in portable electronic equipment.

    Mr Robinson joined Strategy Analytics in 2004, bringing a wealth of experience in market research, analysis and consulting spanning over fifteen years. He has spoken at numerous industry events worldwide.

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    Eric Smith
    Director & Lead Analyst
    +1 617 614 0752

    Eric Smith is Director of the Tablet & Touchscreen Strategies (TTS) service within Strategy Analytics. With his extensive knowledge in Tablets and 2-in-1 computing devices, he provides market sizing, forecasting, connectivity trends, insights, and recommendations to global industry players. As Lead Analyst for the Strategy Analytics' ConsumerMetrix service, Eric is also responsible for reporting on consumer survey work to explore user behaviors in consuming and purchasing media content,

  • Linda Sui headshot
    Linda Sui
    Director, Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS)
    +1 617 6140735

    Linda Sui, Director of Wireless Smartphone Strategies in the Strategy Analytics Global Wireless Practice (GWP), is responsible for delivering in-depth analysis and recommendations for the global smartphone industry to mobile carriers, handset vendors, component makers, investment banks, software vendors and media firms worldwide.

    Prior to joining Strategy Analytics, Ms. Sui was responsible for executing and managing BDAs China Handset Advisory Services. Her research & consulting portfolio

  • David Watkins headshot
    David Watkins
    +33 1 53 40 99 50

    David Watkins, Service Director, is responsible for the development of the Connected Home Devices service (CHD) and provides clients with strategic insight both qualitative and quantitative on the key issues relating to the connected consumer business segment. He is closely involved in the tracking and forecasting of the global consumer electronics market with a particular focus on developments within the flat panel TV space including technologies such OLED, 4K and 3D.

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    Phill Maling
    Projects Director
    +44 1908 423 639

    Phill Maling is Projects Director for Strategy Analytics’ PriceTRAX and SpecTRAX services within the Strategic Technologies Practice, providing insight into handset pricing and specification trends. Phill also conducts bespoke projects which utilise SpecTRAX & PriceTRAX data on behalf of our clients.

  • Alex Fuller
    TRAX Systems Manager
    01908 423663

    Alex Fuller is Systems Manager for Strategy Analytics' PriceTRAX and SpecTRAX services within the Strategic Technologies Practice, working with various tools to ensure that the data gathering processes and the systems for providing the data to clients are accurate, in addition to looking at ways for improvement. Alex also provides analysis of the data, and works on bespoke projects into handset pricing and specification trends on behalf of our clients.

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    Boris Metodiev
    Senior Analyst
    +44 1908 423698

    Boris Metodiev, Senior Analyst, Global Wireless Practice, focuses on mobile and connected devices, including handsets, smartphones, wearables and connected consumer electronics.

    With more than 14 years' industry experience, Boris is quoted frequently in media publications, regularly part of the judging panel of GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards, with busy conference and vendor briefing schedule. Metodiev focuses primarily on mobile vendor strategies, mobile OS and ecosystems, technology

  • Rajeev Nair headshot
    Rajeev Nair
    Senior Analyst
    +44 1908 423 629

    Rajeev Nair, Senior Analyst, Global Wireless Practice, focuses on smart connected devices, including handsets, smartphones and wearables.

    With over a decade of experience in the devices and telecom domain, Rajeev has worked on both fronts -- with leading IT vendors like Hewlett Packard & Microsoft and research firms like IDC, on varied aspects of business strategies, product development and go-to-market (GTM) approaches.

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    Jack Narcotta
    Senior Industry Analyst
    +1 617 614 0798

    Jack Narcotta is a senior analyst in the Intelligent Home Group, where he analyzes emerging opportunities in home management, monitoring and control systems, as well as assesses the business models and routes to market within smart home service and device ecosystems. Jack has more than 20 years of experience in competitive intelligence and strategic consulting, as well as qualitative and quantitative analysis that informs device manufacturers and service providers in the global IT arena.

  • Ville-Petteri Ukonaho headshot
    Ville-Petteri Ukonaho
    Senior Analyst
    +44 1908 423634

    Ville-Petteri Ukonaho, Senior Analyst, Global Wireless Practice, focuses on smart connected devices, including handsets, smartphones and wearables.

    With over 13 years of experience in the devices and telecom domain, Ville-Petteri has strong expertise within the industry from Nokia and Microsoft where he has worked in R&D as well as in strategy and business development functions. His expertise areas include handsets and handset technologies and he is experienced in analyzing

  • Juha Winter headshot
    Juha Winter
    Senior Analyst
    +44 1908 423 626

    As a Senior Analyst in the Global Wireless Practice, Juha Winter focuses on Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) as well as other smart connected device topics and related services. He draws on well over a decade of diverse experience from ICT and automotive industries, having worked for companies such as Nokia (network infrastructure and handset businesses) and Bosch Car Multimedia (Germany) in global business development, strategy, market analysis, and competitive intelligence roles.

  • Yiwen Wu headshot
    Yiwen Wu
    Senior Analyst

    As Senior Analyst in the Devices Team of our Global Wireless Practice, Ms. Yiwen Wu utilizes her extensive industry experience in technology and business to create influential impact to SA’s clients. Her main responsibilities includes researching, forecasting and analysing key issues in the transformation of future smartphone markets. Ms. Wu covers China, Asia and global markets and is based in Shanghai.

  • Chirag Upadhyay headshot
    Chirag Upadhyay
    +44 1908 423 643

    Chirag Upadhyay works as an Analyst in Strategy Analytics' User Experience Practice. He joined the company in 2013.

    Chirag conducts research into consumer behavior and user experiences across the mobile devices, connected home and automotive sectors. Chirag leads projects involving technical performance measurement and benchmarking of consumer electronics products, focusing on mobile portable devices and in-vehicle systems. Prior to joining SA, Chirag's professional experience involved mobile

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    Steven Waltzer
    Industry Analyst
    +1 617 614 0758

    Steven Waltzer is an Industry Analyst supporting the Global Wireless Practice (GWP). Steven covers wireless devices and specializes in wearables, providing quantitative and qualitative analysis on the wearables, smartphone, and handset markets.  Steven is the lead quantitative analyst for the Wearables Service, spearheading all modelling for quarterly tracking as well as forecasting across smartwatches, feature watches, fitness bands, smartglasses, hearables, and other wearable device

  • Daniele Ripalunga headshot
    Daniele Ripalunga
    Research Analyst

    As a Research Analyst within Strategy Analytics, Daniele Ripalunga is responsible for gathering and analysing worldwide data for SpecTRAX and PriceTRAX. Daniele works on ensuring accuracy within the data collected, while expanding SpecTRAX database with new mobile device specifications.

    Daniele graduated in 2012 achieving a First Class Honours degree (BSc) in Computing (Internet Technology & Security).