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    David Mercer
    Vice President & Principal Analyst
    +44 1908 423610

    David Mercer is one of the industry’s most experienced analysts focusing on convergence in media technologies and its impact on consumers, and heads Strategy Analytics’ global digital consumer research team. During nearly 30 years of analysis and consulting within the consumer technology and media industries he has worked with many leading global players across the value chain. He is widely recognised as delivering thought leadership on emerging television, video and games businesses and the

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    William Ablondi
    Director
    +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.

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    Andreas Koehler
    Director
    +44 1908 423631

    As Director (Europe), for Strategy Analytics Consulting services, Andreas Koehler manages client projects of global scope providing strategic and tactical support, to clients within the wider communications industry.

    Andreas has wide-ranging experience, including business case development and evaluation, start-up support, market entry strategy, product and service portfolio analysis, customer segmentation and benchmarking studies.

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    David Watkins
    Director
    +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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    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.

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    Chirag Upadhyay
    Analyst
    +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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