The Analyst Team
Senior Analyst, Service Provider IoT Strategies
As part of Omdia's Internet of Things (IoT) practice, John is based in Boston. His specialist areas of coverage include service provider IoT strategies, IoT platforms, IoT product and go-to-market approaches, and key IoT vertical markets, including connected cars.
Prior to joining the Omdia (formerly Ovum) IoT team in 2019, John spent over five years working in product management and product development with AT&T's IoT organization. He provided commercial and market support in areas including connected cars, fleet solutions, smart cities, and smart homes. Before joining AT&T, John was an analyst with Strategy Analytics, focusing on connected car markets, technologies, and opportunities. John holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Trinity College in Connecticut and a Master of Science with distinction in international strategy and economics from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.
Research Director, AI & IOT
As director of Internet of Things (IoT) research at Omdia, Josh manages a global team of analysts who produce insightful market intelligence on the IoT market. He guides the team’s strategy, research agenda, and commercial planning. Using industry contacts and granular data, Josh provides clients with actionable advice to uncover opportunities in the IoT space.
With over a decade of experience in the IoT industry, Josh has worked on topics ranging from hardware components to connectivity technologies and vertical market use cases. Prior to joining Omdia, he served as vice president of product management at Ingenu, formulating the company’s product roadmap and guiding cross-functional teams. From 2010 to 2016, he led IHS Markit’s coverage of the IoT market and guided the launch of the first IHS IoT Intelligence service. Josh’s previous experience also includes serving government and military officials as a national security intelligence analyst. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Practice Lead, IoT
Andy Brown is an industry expert on enterprise mobility and the IoT, with 25 years’ experience providing consulting and advisory services in IT market research, with a specialist focus on enterprise, IoT, mobility, connectivity, B2B, AI, security, and wireless networks. In addition to managing a team of analysts that advises on all aspects of the IoT ecosystem, Andy spends his time helping network service providers, device vendors, regulators, and many other vendors understand the implications and opportunities presented by the growing IoT space.
Andy joined Omdia from Strategy Analytics, where he worked for 14 years. Prior to that, he worked at IDC for a decade. He also worked for Lucas Automotive GmbH in Germany as a market analyst. He gained a joint honors degree in marketing and German from Lancaster University in the UK.
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