In August 2022, President Biden signed into law the CHIPS+ Act, which represents a massive investment in research and development and which will have a profound effect on the semiconductor industry. This viewpoint will examine how best to utilize the funds to strengthen the industry.
The Analyst Team
Senior Principal Analyst
Edward mainly focuses on the semiconductors behind any device that can be considered IoT or embedded/connected and the other technologies that might be attached (AI/ML, security, etc.). He has extensive experience segmenting the industry and forecasting those segments by company, application, and technology.
Edward started in the industry in 2016 when he joined Arm as a market intelligence (MI) analyst, at the time doubling the number of analysts looking at market share and forecasting. He led MI analysis in the automotive and IoT pillar, joining shipment data provided by partners to market data, and preparing 10-year forecasts by application. He has a BA from Durham and an MPhil from Cambridge in linguistics with a focus on syntax, and he is currently taking a part-time MS in business analytics at the University of Bath.
Chief Analyst, Quantum Computing
Sam Lucero leads Omdia’s quantum computing research program. Omdia has produced standalone quantum computing research content since 2018. Sam consolidates and extends this work into a full subscription research program, alongside Omdia’s quantum computing B2B media and events businesses.
Sam is a seasoned technology industry analyst with over 20 years’ experience helping clients assess market opportunities and optimize their competitive strategy. In offering expert opinion, Sam has been widely quoted in the media, including The Economist, the Financial Times, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Sam joined Omdia via its 2019 acquisition of IHS Markit Technology. He started his analyst career in 2001 at InStat, covering the semiconductor and networking equipment markets. After graduating from the University of California, San Diego, Sam spent three years working in Japan before returning to the US to earn an MBA (Hons.) from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
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