Sterling Perrin

Senior Principal Analyst, Optical Networks and Transport

At Omdia, formerly Heavy Reading, Sterling delivers custom research and analysis for the telecommunications industry. His area of coverage is transport, including optical networks, packet networks, and 5G transport.

Sterling has more than 20 years’ experience as an industry analyst and a journalist. Prior to joining Heavy Reading, he served as a lead optical networks analyst at IDC. He is a former editor at Telecommunications Magazine. In addition to chairing and moderating Omdia, formerly Light Reading, events, Sterling is an NGON & DCI World advisory board member and past member of OFC’s N5 Market Watch committee.