The Analyst Team
Principal Market Forecaster
Neil Dunay is Principal Market Forecaster, forecasting on enterprise technology, particularly for AI and other emerging technologies. His focus is on leveraging statistical tools to discover interrelationships among technological, economic, demographic, and sales trends that drive market evolution.
Neil joined Omdia in March 2020, following more than 20 years of experience researching ICT markets. Before joining Omdia, he was an engagement manager at International Planning and Research in Waltham, Massachusetts, where he assisted leading global technology companies in their strategic planning decisions by estimating their technology product market positions and forecasting market opportunities. Before IPR, Neil was a telecommunications industry analyst for KMI/PennWell in Newport and Providence, Rhode Island, where he estimated and forecast markets for fiber-optic cable and optoelectronic equipment for telecom clients. Neil holds a Master of Arts in international economics from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C.
As part of the IT tools and insights team, Benny Paul focuses on IT services industry analysis, forecasts, market sizing and services evaluation, specializing in application services for large enterprises. He is responsible for research, analysis and regular reporting of market trends and competitive data across areas such as Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
His key areas of expertise include telecoms and IT services contracts evaluation and industry analysis. Prior to joining Omdia, formerly Ovum, in May 2014, he worked as a market research analyst at Datamonitor, involved in primary and secondary research around product development and strategic initiatives within the technology and telecom domain. Benny holds a Master of Information Systems (MIS) degree from Central Queensland University, Australia and bachelor’s degree in commerce from Osmania University, India.
Sirish Kumar Pammi
Sirish leads research that focuses on a wide range of products for Omdia spanning IT and telecom contracts products, the ICT Enterprise Insights primary research program, data visualization, and key aspects of IT sales intelligence tools.
With 14 years of vast research experience, Sirish oversees the development of tools such as IT Services Contracts Analytics, Telecoms IT Contracts Analytics, and Telecoms Vendor Contracts Analytics. He is also responsible for the design and execution of syndicated primary research programs, and visualization of survey and premium IT data tools.
Prior to joining Omdia, his work focused on areas covering telecom service innovation, emerging market telecom operator strategies, mobile device launches, next-generation networks, and SWOT analysis of IT, telecom, and media companies.
He has an engineering degree in computer science and an MBA with finance as his specialization.
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