The Analyst Team
Principal Analyst, Addressable Consumer Devices
David is Omdia’s principal analyst looking into addressable consumer devices in the visual entertainment team, providing media and telco clients with intel on the device ownership landscape and hardware uptake across the world. Previously he was responsible for Omdia’s forecasting into the mobile and telecoms market within the market data analytics & modelling team.
David joined Omdia (formerly Ovum) in 2018, and before joining Omdia, he was a market analyst, responsible for tracking, analyzing, and forecasting the worldwide TV, home video, and media streamer markets at Futuresource Consulting. David holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Cardiff University.
Hamzah is a market forecaster at Omdia. As a member of the central data and forecasting team, he works on forecast models, TM1 products, demographic databases, and data tools.
Hamzah is responsible for building TM1 logic for calculations, developing and maintaining input, auditing reports, and producing industry-leading and bespoke forecasts. Prior to joining Omdia in August 2014, Hamzah was an A-level mathematics teacher at a college in London. Hamzah has a strong logical and statistical background and holds a degree in mathematics from City University of London.
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.
Ronan de Renesse
Senior Research Director, Service Provider Markets
Ronan oversees Service Provider Markets and leads a team of over 20 international analysts that are responsible for the coverage of global, regional, and local service provider markets. He has been analyzing the TMT industry for more than 15 years, covering a wide range of domains in telecoms, media, and devices.
Ronan now owns and oversees the creation of high-quality syndicated research deliverables, ranging from Omdia’s core “W” data products to key trackers, regional outlooks, and trends to watch. Prior to joining Informa (now Omdia), formerly Ovum, in 2014, he was a principal analyst at Analysys Mason and IHS Screen Digest. Ronan is prized as a global technology commentator and often discusses a range of issues with Bloomberg, CNBC, Sky, and BBC. Ronan holds a PhD in telecommunications from King's College London.
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.
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