The Analyst Team
Practice Leader, MEA & AP Markets
Matthew Reed covers service provider markets in the Middle East and Africa, and Asia and Oceania regions.
In his role as Practice Leader, he focuses his research in the service provider strategies and telecoms market trends in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He joined Informa, now Omdia, in 2007.
Senior Analyst, North American Markets
As part of Omdia’s service provider markets team, Kristin Paulin covers the North American mobile and fixed telecoms markets, particularly service provider strategies, product and service launches, and network deployments.
Kristin’s research covers key developments in North America, including 5G, digital strategies, service plans and pricing, market dynamics, and service provider strategic initiatives through thought leadership pieces, as well as operator and market profile reports. She also works on market forecasts, and provides support and insight to key audiences with quarterly data from Omdia’s World Information Series database.
Kristin has over 16 years’ experience in the telecoms sector. Before joining Omdia, Kristin was a market research analyst at semiconductor start-up PrairieComm, and Freescale Semiconductor.
Kristin has a BS in environmental studies from the University of Minnesota, and an MBA in marketing from North Park University, Chicago.
Senior Research Manager, Americas Markets
As part of the service provider markets team, Ari manages the Americas group and covers the telecom and digital services markets in Latin America. His research focuses on mobile and fixed operator strategies, including approaches to 5G, fixed broadband, and IoT.
Ari provides analysis of developments in the Latin American telecom market, particularly Brazil. Prior to joining the company in 2012, he worked as a senior financial analyst for Google, pricing manager for Oi and Brasil Telecom, and pricing analyst for Vivo.
He holds a degree in economics from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and a Master of Science in communications management from the University of Strathclyde.
Research Director, Service Provider Strategy & Regulation
Dario leads Omdia's fixed and mobile European telecoms team. As Omdia’s Practice Leader, he monitors key market developments of the European telco scene, tracking major competitive dynamics.
Dario advises global fixed and mobile operators in key areas of their business, including strategy-related technology migration, competitive issues, MVNO and retail strategies, differentiation, and digitization. He continually monitors the market developments and the competitive dynamics of the market.
Prior to joining Omdia (formerly Ovum), Dario has worked for the Economist Intelligence Unit and Yankee Group. Dario holds a degree in business and economics from Universita’ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, known as Catholic University of Milan, and a master’s degree in applied social and market research from University of Westminster, London.
He is a member of the advisory board of the MVNO World Congress and eSIM Connect, and he also chairs the MVNO Industry Awards’ judging process.
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