Mr. Richard Webb, director of research and analysis at IHS Markit for Service Provider Technology, is a visionary thought leader in the telecom industry.
Richard has been covering telecom markets for over 15 years. As a directing analyst at IHS Markit, he authors numerous market share and forecast reports, surveys and opinion pieces on microwave, millimeter wave, mobile backhaul, small cells and carrier Wi-Fi.
Richard is regularly quoted in leading publications including Fierce Wireless, RCR Wireless, Network Digest, Lightwave Online and Mobility Techzone. He is also a frequent speaker at events including CTIA Wireless, Mobile World Congress, Small Cells Global Congress, Packet Microwave Forum and Carrier Wi-Fi World Congress. As a consultant to carriers, vendors and the investment community, Richard identifies new market opportunities and advises on positioning, product development, business plans and M&A activity.
Prior to joining Infonetics Research, now IHS Markit, in 2001, Richard worked with PBI Media, where he developed the program content for a series of telecom conferences in Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Previously, he was a telecom conference director with events producer Terrapinn in London.
Richard holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in English Literature from the University of Gloucestershire, UK. He is based in London.