The Analyst Team
Chief Analyst, AI & Data Analytics
Brad has more than 25 years of experience in IT technology, analyzing data and information architectures. He is skilled in competitive market intelligence, technology selection, business development, and quantitative research. He also has experience as an IT professional, business analyst, book author/editor, and high-tech journalist/editor.
Brad helps enterprises and high-tech companies work effectively across several market areas, including enterprise data and analytics, artificial intelligence, digital transformation, and DevOps. His expertise also covers market evaluation and go-to-market messaging, and he has a background in software development and database administration.
Senior Analyst, Enterprise Technology
Venkatesh Kusumanchi joined the team at Omdia as a senior analyst in February 2022. As part of the IT Market Models & Data Tools Team at Omdia, he primarily deals with forecasting and data modeling. His responsibilities include working on Vendor Analysis and Banking Predictor Analysis.
Previously, Venkatesh worked as a senior analyst at GlobalData where he performed a wide range of tasks such as secondary market research, industry analysis, team management, company profiling, new employee training, competitive analysis, dashboards, client queries, and ad hoc projects. During his tenure at GlobalData, he won two quarterly awards and one monthly award; he was also nominated twice as the Best Employee of the Year.
With more than eight years of work experience, Venkatesh has a bachelor of technology degree in electronics and communication engineering from St. Theressa Institute of Engineering & Technology.
Adam Shafi Baig
Senior Analyst, Enterprise Technology
Adam Shafi Baig, a senior analyst at Omdia, supports the IT market models team. He primarily deals with different forecasting models, market sizing for IT spending, and tracking industry trends. His work helps with understanding future spend in IT budgets.
Adam previously worked with GlobalData and ARi. He has experience in data modelling, top-down and bottom-up approach forecast models, industry analysis, and product analysis. He completed his PGDM at Vishwa Vishwani School of Business and holds a Bachelor of Technology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada.
Deepak Gulve is an associate analyst and works with the IT market models team, focusing on data modelling and forecasting, market size of IT spending, and tracking trends. He provides insights for IT budgets and market growth, and he performs financial analysis of companies through advanced secondary research.
Deepak joined Omdia in 2021 and has a particular interest in market forecasting, analyzing industry trends, and performing vendor analysis. He holds a postgraduate diploma in business management and operations from Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from RGPV University in Bhopal.
Phaninder is an analyst in Omdia’s IT tools and insight team, where he manages the company research team and works on IT market models. He carries out financial and strategic SWOT analyses of companies, considering operational, financial, and strategic metrics across healthcare; banking, financial services, and insurance; technology, media, and telecoms; transportation and logistics; and manufacturing.
Phaninder joined Omdia (formerly Ovum) in 2018 and has expertise in providing strategic, competitive, and financial analysis of companies through advanced secondary research using both qualitative and quantitative data. He prepares insightful and intensive reports on companies, providing vital information for business and strategic planning, investment opportunities, competitor benchmarking, and marketing.
Phaninder previously worked as an analyst at Global Data PLC, where he performed secondary research, company profiling, financial analysis, and SWOT reports of companies. In 2019, he won an Omdia award for going the extra mile to deliver projects on time. Phaninder has a postgraduate diploma in banking, insurance, and finance.
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