Brian O’Rourke has responsibilities in consumer electronics and wireless technologies at IHS, including image sensors, digital imaging and mobile broadband. In addition, he follows the markets for various wired connectivity technologies.
Brian has 16 years of experience in high-technology market analysis and consulting, ranging up the value chain from semiconductors to devices to services. Previously he worked at NPD In-Stat, where he covered numerous topics over 12 years, most recently as a principal analyst in wired and wireless device connectivity. Prior to that, he was a senior analyst at Strategies Unlimited, a Mountain View, California-based market analysis firm where he specialized in optoelectronic semiconductor technologies. Brian also has experience in business development in the medical device industry.
Brian received a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, an MA in History from the University of California, Santa Barbara.