The Analyst Team
Principal Analyst, Network Infrastructure and Software
As part of Omdia’s network infrastructure and software team, Stephanie leverages over 15 years of analytical experience to provide actionable insight and analysis for telecom vendors, software specialists, and digital service providers.
Her focus areas are carrier software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), cloud-native architecture migration, as well as operators’ move to telco cloud for 5G networking. Client engagement is her strength as she knows how to really listen to her clients, thus enabling her to anticipate their analytical and consulting needs beyond what their initial ask may be.
Prior to joining Omdia, formerly Ovum, in 2017, Stephanie held technology analyst positions in notable firms such as Instat and IHS Markit.
Stephanie holds a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology and market research.
Kris Szaniawski is the practice leader for Omdia's Telecoms Operations and IT team, heading research into the changes in service provider operating models and vendor strategy.
He specializes in OSS/BSS, CEM, data analytics, cloud and digital transformation, and vendor services with a specific focus on telco IT and operational support systems.
Kris leads a team of analysts who provide guidance and support to service providers and vendors in an environment characterized by rapid technology and business change.
With more than 20 years' experience in the telecoms industry, Kris has also worked for Informa's Telecoms and Media team and the Financial Times Group.
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