Brad Shaffer

Brad Shaffer

Brad Shaffer works as a research analyst for the telecommunications team. Brad conducts research and analysis on the RF components market and continually tracks the competitive landscape of the greater wireless semiconductor market.

Prior to joining IHS, Brad worked as a research and data analyst for NPD In-Stat. His research area spanned the company’s coverage of networking including WLAN, Broadband CPE, and Ethernet. As a data analyst, Brad supported the centralization and standardization of the company’s information assets. He was responsible for the development and support of forecast models and analytical tools across the organization. Prior to that, he held multiple positions in accounting and economic analysis.

Brad received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, graduating with honors.


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Will clouds of consolidation rain on the semiconductor industry’s parade of innovation?

This past November Broadcom Limited submitted an unsolicited bid for rival semiconductor supplier Qualcomm in what would be the largest acquisition in semiconductor industry history. Broadcom offered to acquire Qualcomm for...

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Semiconductors
System-level RF solution at the forefront of Qualcomm’s increased RF front-end traction

Since the onset of LTE technology several years ago, one of the most critical attributes for the success of major smartphone RF component suppliers has been product portfolios that exhibit system-level expertise. For the most...

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Semiconductors
Qualcomm Board of Directors rejects acquisition offer from Broadcom, What’s Next?

On Monday Broadcom’s proposal to purchase Qualcomm for $70 per share was rejected by Qualcomm’s Board of Directors a week after the offer was officially announced. The deal could have potentially created a semiconductor...

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Semiconductors Mobile & Telecom
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