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Top Influencers: 24 UK Principal Analyst’s To Follow in 2022

Principal Analyst play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Principal Analyst role. We have selected these Principal Analyst’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Principal Analyst’s. The list is in no particular order!

Richard Collins

Principal Analyst @ IDTechEx

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IDTechEx is a consultancy that provides market research, business intelligence, and events on emerging technology to its clients. Read more aboutIDTechEx on Crunchbase…

Martha Bennett

Principal Analyst @ Forrester Research

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IT industry analyst at Forrester Research, blockchain, analytics, emerging tech. Passionate about effective use of technology in business. Views are my own.

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Great blog post by @Frances_Coppola on #stablecoins. The following also applies to all smart contracts, incl. DAOs: a "program .. cannot compute for all states of the world, since code is written by humans and no human has perfect foresight" https://www.coppolacomment.com/2022/05/theres-no-such-thing-as-safe-stablecoin.html

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George Jijiashvili

Principal Analyst covering games and AR/VR @ Omdia

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Omdia is The game-changing technology research and consulting firm built for the connected age. Read more aboutOmdia on Crunchbase…

Sylwia Kechiche

Principal Analyst, IoT @ GSMA

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As the principal IoT analyst in GSMA Intelligence, Sylwia leads the IoT product development. Her responsibilities range from sizing the IoT opportunity, including the role of operators, to researching and analysing IoT technologies, applications and business models. Sylwia has also moderated and presented at a number of conferences. Sylwia previously worked in telecommunications, media and technology with Pyramid Research. Learn more about Sylwia Kechiche on Crunchbase…

The GSMA is a trade group that represents network operators using GSM technology for their networks. Read more aboutGSMA on Crunchbase…

Nick Finill

Principal Analyst @ ABI Research

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Nick Finill, Principal Analyst, contributes to ABI Research’s Industrial Solution covering technology trends in manufacturing and production facilities and throughout the wider supply chain. Nick’s research has focused on automated material handling, robotics, AI, digital workforce enablement and IoT in warehouses and factories. Nick provides bespoke guidance to manufacturing and supply chain stakeholders, speaks at industry events, and has been quoted in a variety of industry and business media including the Wall Street Journal, CNN and Computer Weekly. Prior to joining ABI Research, Nick produced a series of global executive-level technology conferences. Nick studied History at the University of York and the Complutense University of Madrid and now lives in London. Learn more about Nick Finill on Crunchbase…

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Eden Zoller

Principal Analyst @ Ovum

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Eden Zoller serves as the Principal Analyst at Ovum. Learn more about Eden Zoller on Crunchbase…

Ovum provides research, consulting, and analysis services for clients to make business and technology decisions. Read more aboutOvum on Crunchbase…

Adam Holtby

Principal Analyst & Senior Analyst @ Omdia

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Omdia is The game-changing technology research and consulting firm built for the connected age. Read more aboutOmdia on Crunchbase…

Rik Turner

Principal Analyst @ Ovum

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Rik Turner is a Senior Analyst in Ovum’s IT Security and Technology team, specializing in cybersecurity technology trends, IT security, compliance and call recording, He provides analysis and insight on market evolution and helps end users determine which type of technology and which vendor they should be pursuing. Rik has also worked in Ovum’s Financial Services Technology team with a specialization in capital markets technology. Learn more about Rik Turner on Crunchbase…

Ovum provides research, consulting, and analysis services for clients to make business and technology decisions. Read more aboutOvum on Crunchbase…

Rik Turner

Principal Analyst @ Ovum

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Rik Turner is a Senior Analyst in Ovum’s IT Security and Technology team, specializing in cybersecurity technology trends, IT security, compliance and call recording, He provides analysis and insight on market evolution and helps end users determine which type of technology and which vendor they should be pursuing. Rik has also worked in Ovum’s Financial Services Technology team with a specialization in capital markets technology. Learn more about Rik Turner on Crunchbase…

Ovum provides research, consulting, and analysis services for clients to make business and technology decisions. Read more aboutOvum on Crunchbase…

Ryan Skinner

Principal Analyst @ Forrester Research

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Ryan Skinner

Principal Analyst @ Forrester Research

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John Abraham

Principal Analyst @ Analysys Mason

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Analysys Mason is the leading management consultancy focused on telecoms, media and technology (TMT). Read more aboutAnalysys Mason on Crunchbase…

Tony Gunnarsson

Principal Analyst @ Omdia

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Omdia is The game-changing technology research and consulting firm built for the connected age. Read more aboutOmdia on Crunchbase…

Andrew Kellett

Principal Analyst – IT Security and Retired IT Analyst @ Ovum

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Ovum provides research, consulting, and analysis services for clients to make business and technology decisions. Read more aboutOvum on Crunchbase…

Chris Drake

Principal Analyst, Data Center Technology @ GlobalData

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GlobalData is a business Intelligence firm focused on the Pharmaceutical & Device Space. Read more aboutGlobalData on Crunchbase…

Andy Kellett

Principal Analyst – IT Security @ Ovum

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Ovum provides research, consulting, and analysis services for clients to make business and technology decisions. Read more aboutOvum on Crunchbase…

Manuel Tagliavini

Senior Associate – Principal Analyst MEMS and Sensors @ IHS Markit

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Manuel Tagliavini, a principal research analyst at IHS Markit, covers MEMS and sensors technology. Manuel joined IHS Markit in 2017. His key areas of focus are MEMS and Sensors for Consumer Electronics & Mobile and he is responsible for the tracking of sensors in handsets, tablets, laptops, sports and fitness products and other IoT applications. Prior to IHS Markit, he spent over 10 years with STMicroelectronics working in various roles including product engineering, program management and marketing and business development in the company’s MEMS division. Manuel earned an Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) at SDA Bocconi School of Management, and his Master’s of Science in Electronic Engineering from the University of Parma, both in Italy. Learn more about Manuel Tagliavini on Crunchbase…

IHS provides information and analysis to support the decision-making process of businesses and governments in regards to various industries. Read more aboutIHS Markit on Crunchbase…

George Lawrie

Vice President & Principal Analyst @ Forrester Research

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Gabriel Brown

Principal Analyst @ Heavy Reading

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Telecom operators can legitimately take pride in how they protect customer data in transit. When it comes to protecting customer data at rest, however, most telcos are doing a poor job. So like it or not, increasingly stringent government regulation is coming.

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Gabriel covers the mobile network system architecture, including evolution of the RAN, the mobile core, and service-layer platforms and applications. Key technologies in his coverage area include LTE Advanced, small cells, Evolved Packet Core, carrier WiFi, and software-centric networking technologies such as NFV, SDN, and service chaining. Gabriel has covered mobile networking since 1998 through published research, live events, operator surveys, and custom consulting. Prior to joining Heavy Reading, Gabriel was Chief Analyst for Light Reading Insider research service; before that, he was editor of IP Wireline and Wireless Week at London’s Euromoney Institutional Investor. He is based in London. Learn more about Gabriel Brown on Crunchbase…

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John Devlin

Principal Analyst & Founder @ PAID Strategies

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Utilizing over fifteen years of commercial and analyst experience, John takes a broad view of how different technologies fit together across multiple segments, understanding and explaining determining factors in market adoption and technology development. As the founder of P.A.ID Strategies John applies his knowledge and expertise to help companies understand their environments, to answer strategic questions and resolve tactical issues. John has authored many reports, white papers and published documents that provide clarity and understanding of complex technological solutions. He has been covering mobile, NFC, smart cards, payments, authentication, identification, contactless, connectivity, M2M/IoT and secure applications for over a decade. Learn more about John Devlin on Crunchbase…

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Elson Sutanto

Principal Analyst @ Juniper Research

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Elson Sutanto is a principal analyst at Juniper Research. Learn more about Elson Sutanto on Crunchbase…

Juniper Research specializes in the evaluation of opportunities across the mobile telecoms, content, and applications sectors. Read more aboutJuniper Research on Crunchbase…

Justin van der Lande

Principal Analyst @ Analysys Mason

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Justin is a principal analyst for Analysys Mason, for the past 6 years, with 25 years’ experience in OSS/BSS systems. His worked on projects at Analysys Mason with operators and vendors (including Cisco, SAS, SAP, Oracle, Axiata, Eir and Amdocs). Previously working as head of marketing, at NCR, AT&T, Micromuse (IBM) and Telcordia (Ericsson). He has also provided consultancy for the TM Forum, an industry association of 700+ vendors and operators for OSS/BSS, where he defined interface standards. Justin has worked on a numerous projects that include due diligence, market assessments, sales support and strategic advice, software vendors and communications service providers worldwide. Learn more about Justin van der Lande on Crunchbase…

Analysys Mason is the leading management consultancy focused on telecoms, media and technology (TMT). Read more aboutAnalysys Mason on Crunchbase…

Michele Mackenzie

Principal Analyst, M2M & IoT @ Analysys Mason

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Michele is an analyst for Analysys Mason’s IoT and M2M Solutions research programme. She has 15 years of experience as an analyst. Prior to joining Analysys Mason in February 2014, Michele was a freelance analyst with a focus on machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology and trends including smart cities, transport, intelligent buildings, fleet management and telematics. She has written reports for Machina Research and produced research for other clients on areas such as mobile broadband and digital media. Michele worked for Ovum for 12 years where she focused on consumer mobile applications and held various roles including Practice Leader for Consumer Services. She has also worked as a consultant for Ovum’s consultancy division. Learn more about Michele Mackenzie on Crunchbase…

Analysys Mason is the leading management consultancy focused on telecoms, media and technology (TMT). Read more aboutAnalysys Mason on Crunchbase…

Christopher Pennell

Principal Analyst @ Futuresource Consulting

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Futuresource Consulting delivers specialist research and consulting services, providing knowledge, experience, and accuracy. Read more aboutFuturesource Consulting on Crunchbase…

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