Fateha Begum is an associate director of the Service Providers & Platforms team at IHS Markit, and heads research in the area of connected devices and media consumption trends.
Ms. Begum is responsible for overseeing the tracking and analysis of key trends across installed bases of connected devices, television media, online media and operator strategies with a focus on the changing behaviors of video consumption and the impact on telco strategies. She regularly liaises with key industry players including Hollywood Studios, TV operators and broadcasters. She has contributed to a range of ad hoc consultancies and spoken at key industry events. Prior to returning to IHS Markit in 2017, she worked at Sky UK between 2014 to 2017, gaining experience across Sky's wide portfolio of set-top box and OTT on-demand services, including NOW TV, Boxsets, Sky Q and Sky Go. She has worked on a range of strategic projects, including scoping personalization and content recommendations across channels, leading first year growth plans for the Sky Kids App and reviewing Sky's short- and long-term TV apps strategy. She initially joined IHS, now IHS Markit, in 2010, and worked in the Television Media Team where her work spanned across three intelligence services: TV media, home entertainment and broadband media. In her role, she built extensive pay-TV on-demand models with detailed breakdowns on an operator level basis, covering more than 50 countries. Ms. Fateha Begum holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom.