Ian Fogg

Ian Fogg

As senior director and head of the IHS mobile and telecoms team, Ian Fogg directs research, consulting, analysis, and forecasting of the mobile and telecoms market. This includes: mobile media; app stores; mobile money; and smartphones. In mobile, IHS delivers must have strategic insights for media firms, device makers, operators, equipment vendors and other companies that are refining their mobile strategy.

Ian has delivered custom consultancy and presentations for global companies headquartered in Europe, North America and Asia covering ideation, roadmap validation, market sizing, disruptive strategy, and competitor analysis, among other areas.

Before joining IHS in 2011, Ian was a principal analyst at Forrester and a research director at Jupiter Research. He has a combined eleven years experience providing business advice on consumer markets. Prior to becoming an analyst, he worked in a number of companies in mobile: as a product marketing manager at mobile operator 3, a producer that helped launch the interactive TV service at Cable & Wireless (now VirginMedia), and in the marketing department of innovative mobile device maker Psion.

Ian is widely quoted about mobile, personal technology, mobile strategies and media in both industry trade publications and in leading news organizations such as the BBC, CNN, the Financial Times, The Guardian, Reuters, The Sunday Times and The Telegraph. Also, he is an thought provoking and energetic conference speaker.

Ian Fogg holds an MA (Hons) from the University of St Andrews. He lives in London.


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Understand Apple’s future strategy based on WWDC 2017 launches
Understand Apple’s future strategy based on WWDC 2017 launches

Apple has a reputation for being highly secret, but at WWDC Apple demonstrated this view is overstated. WWDC 2017 was a major set of product and developer launches. Apple showed several major new technologies which will shape Apple’s hardware and software portfolio for years to come. These announcements provide a guide to future Apple product plans.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Mobile & Telecom
Smartphone & Mobile Hardware Analysis - MWC - 2017

This brief report provides the mobile hardware trends, smartphone launch analysis, as well as other consumer mobile hardware trends, based on MWC 2017 held in Barcelona, Spain in March 2017.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
Artificial Intelligence is Next Key Growth Area for Smartphones as Numbers Top Six Billion by 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the next big growth areas for the mobile industry as identified in complimentary What’s next for mobile: 6 areas to watch in 2017 Whitepaper

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
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