Francis Sideco, a vice president at IHS Markit, leads Technology Analytics and Performance Benchmarking.
He oversees research teams focused on the Internet of Things, Transformative Technologies, Manufacturing Tech, Healthcare Tech, Energy Tech, Analytics, Performance Benchmarking, Mobile Electronics, Consumer Electronics, Automotive Electronics, Memory and Core Semiconductors, Enterprise & Service Provider Networking, Connectivity, Data Centers and Compute Platforms. Mr. Sideco came from Comarco Wireless Test Solutions, where he led the company’s strategic marketing organization. At Comarco, he was responsible for strategic product direction, product management and product marketing worldwide. Leading a multinational development team, he had a major part in the development of Comarco’s Seven. Five wireless test system, the first field test system that allows wireless carriers to evaluate, compare and analyze their quality of service from the perspective of the ultimate end user. He has been featured in various articles in major publications such as Forbes, Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. Mr. Sideco received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Loyola Marymount University, United States.