The Analyst Team
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.
Senior Principal Analyst, LATAM Service Provider Markets
Sonia Agnese has over 25 years’ experience in the TMT industry. Based in Argentina, she is a TMT public policy and regulatory expert with a strategy, research, and consulting background. She examines international trends and market developments, specializing in Latin America.
Prior to joining Omdia, formerly Ovum, in 2014, Sonia was responsible for regulatory evolution and strategy for the Telecom Argentina Group. She previously worked as a senior consultant at Arthur Andersen and at Deloitte.
Sonia has an Accounting (Hons.) and Economics degree and holds an MBA from CEMA University, Buenos Aires. Sonia is an honorary professor at postgraduate programs in key universities and telecommunications programs in Argentina.
Sonia is also a judge of the GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards as well as a frequent speaker at several Latin American and international forums.
Principal 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.
Krishna Bamezai is a research analyst in the Service Provider team - Europe at Omdia. He tracks telecom sector developments as well as KPIs across Europe and works on Omdia's databases, improving the quality of data available to the clients.
He contributes country and company reports, news and opinion pieces, and multiple trackers covering key topics for Eastern and Western European countries.
Before joining Omdia in February 2017, Krishna worked with SG Analytics' consulting team, analyzing data, and presenting commercial insights using proprietary competitive intelligence databases to internal and external clients. In this role, he worked on projects related to the TMT, automotive, and healthcare sectors.
He holds a master's degree in business administration (specializing in marketing management) from Pune University and has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in computer sciences from BAM Univerity, Aurangabad.
Analyst, Service Providers and Markets
Ajinkya extracts and provides information such as mobile, broadband, and voice subscribers and their respective revenue, capex, and ARPU. He also provides other operational and financial KPI information for the North America and Latin America & the Caribbean telecoms markets.
Ajinkya is a perceptive market research analyst with 2.5 years of experience in the research and consulting industry. He is adept at providing quantitative and qualitative research for the telecom market in the Americas. His area of expertise lies in American cellular and broadband information, and he analyzes telecom operators’ quarterly results. Ajinkya provides insights into product/service launches, M&A updates, and technological improvements in the telecom market. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering and MBA in marketing from Pune University. He previously worked with GlobalData Plc as an analyst in its technology team.
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