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Strategy and analysis about mobile, smartphones, tablets and connected experiences

About Ian Fogg

A very brief bio – Mobile industry analyst, consultant and product manager. Now Senior Director, Mobile & Telecoms and head of mobile at IHS Technology. Former Principal at Forrester; Research Director at Jupiter Research; Marketing and/or product management at Psion, 3/Hutchison and Cable & Wireless Communications. Dad. Learning photography.

What I do - I  help established businesses and startups with mobile strategy, product roadmap validation, due diligence, market opportunity assessments, speaking at conferences, presenting at  internal events and off-sites, idea generation, and competitor analysis.

Who I work with – Over the last eleven years I’ve delivered custom consultancy and presentations for global companies headquartered in Europe, North America and Asia. These companies include: leading mobile operators; smartphone & tablet makers; media companies; industry organizations; regulators; consumer electronics manufacturers; software vendors; and security specialists; among others.

Contact me by email now -
analyst [at] gmail [dot] com  (the address I’m using for Google+)
if [at] ianfogg [dot] com

And follow me on these sites -

  • LinkedIn – my full bio and profile.
  • Twitter – Follow me for quick thoughts, analysis and links around mobile, smartphones, tech, business models and disruptive strategy.
  • Google+ – Please circle me.
  • Research by me – published on Forrester.
  • Flickr – various mobile-related pictures.

Press coverage -

Daily Telegraph:
BlackBerry ‘on a knife edge’ November 17, 2011.

BBC:
Malicious app penetrates iTunes store to test security November 8, 2011.

Guardian:
“Ian Fogg’s analysis is broad and insightful. There isn’t a short version, but equally, it isn’t long.”
Boot up: HTC Radar review, free iPhone games making money, iMessage ‘no threat to operators’, and more October 18, 2011.

ZDNet:
O2 has begun a trial VoIP service, which it may launch as a commercial product next year, if the pilot goes to plan October 13, 2011.

Daily Telegraph:
BlackBerry blackout enters day three October 12, 2011.

Silicon:
BlackBerry outage day three: RIM explains what went wrong October 12, 2011.

Evening Standard:
Global blackout of BlackBerrys traced to Slough October 12, 2011.

Guardian:
iPhone 4S, Siri and iCloud: what you need to know October 5, 2011.

Guardian:
Boot up: What happened to iPad rivals of 2010, Sony Ericsson chief’s regret over iPhone, and more October 4, 2011.

Macworld:
Apple competitors need a long-term strategy September 30, 2011.

paidContent:
Amazon’s Kindle Tablet Will Be The First True Media Tablet September 27, 2011.

BBC:
BBC to survey UK mobile coverage July 18, 2011.

Silicon:
10 reasons BlackBerry can survive – and even thrive July 1, 2011.

BBC:
Nokia loses another technology chief June 9, 2011.

FT:
Apple delays iPad’s global launch after miscalculating US demand April 15, 2010.

More BBC press coverage.

Written by Ian Fogg

September 22, 2008 at 7:16 pm

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