if connected

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 IHS Technology.
  • Research by me – published on Forrester.
  • Flickr – various mobile-related pictures.

Press coverage (needs updating, sorry!)-

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

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

“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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

BBC to survey UK mobile coverage July 18, 2011.

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

Nokia loses another technology chief June 9, 2011.

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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