Paul Pickering is the lead analyst of the industrial semiconductor team at IHS Markit.
Mr. Pickering conducts research on market trends and provides analysis, insights and forecasts. He has primary responsibility for the Industrial Semiconductor Market Tracker. Before joining IHS Markit, Paul spent 30+ years as an electrical engineer in a variety of fields, including flight simulation, automotive electronics, and semiconductors. His experience includes digital and analog design, product marketing, applications and embedded software, as well as client-side and server-side programming for Internet applications. He was a freelance technology writer, producing numerous articles, white papers and a monthly column for several years. He has played the guitar, dobro, lap steel, and keyboards in local clubs in his spare time, and has lived and worked in the US, UK and Japan. Mr. Pickering holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in physics and electronics from Royal Holloway College, London University, UK, and is based in the Tempe, Arizona, US office.