The Analyst Team
Senior Market Forecaster
As a Senior Market Forecaster on Omdia's forecasting and data analysis team, Garinder Shankrowalia provides analysis and forecasts across various telecoms, media, and technology markets. She is responsible for developing and maintaining forecast models for metrics across more than 200 countries.
Prior to joining Omdia in June 2019, Garinder worked as a commercial analyst, digital analyst, competitor intelligence analyst, and then as a forecasting analyst at a large energy supplier in the Midlands, where she gained experience in forecasting and statistical techniques, competitor intelligence, tracking industry trends, KPI reporting, and using data analysis to suggest business strategies. Garinder has a strong logical and analytical background and holds a degree in mathematics from the University of Birmingham.
Head of Market Forecasting
Nidhir Maudgalya leads the market forecasting team at Omdia and manages the production of the company's leading World Information Series (WIS) database products. He specializes in building and maintaining forecasting models for the mobile, media, and broader telecoms markets.
With his expertise in market analysis, forecasting, and business modeling, Nidhir was instrumental in developing a web-based data analytics tool in IBM Planning Analytics, bringing the core numerical data and forecasts of Omdia into a single, intelligent platform. Before joining Omdia, formerly Ovum, Nidhir worked as a telecom analyst at Visiongain, where he focused on mobile network technologies. Nidhir has more than 15 years’ industry experience and holds a Master of Science in telecommunications and a Bachelor of Science in electrical and electronics engineering.
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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