Jeremy is an independent thinker and writer about technology, especially smart cities and the IoT.
He has worked in the telecommunications industry for over 30 years, most recently at Gartner and Machina Research. He was Principal Analyst at Ovum from 1999-2014. Prior to this he worked as Head of Market Planning at the mobile satellite services company ICO. Before joining ICO he worked at KPMG and BIS.
He is a Research Fellow at the Schumacher Institute. He regularly appears in the press, radio and TV as an expert industry commentator and has been a judge for the GSMA’s annual mobile awards.
In 2009 he was seconded to the UK government’s Sustainable Development Commission to work on a project on sustainable transport, including input to the Commission’s high profile report Smarter Moves: How Information Communications Technology can promote Sustainable Mobility. He has authored reports on the future of the telecoms industry and on operators’ strategies for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. Jeremy’s client list has included ZTE, Vodafone, Telstra, Cisco, Ericsson, Amdocs and Nokia
Jeremy has a PhD in Science and Technology Policy from the University of Manchester. He has worked in the telecommunications industry, in the UK, Australia and Hong Kong, since 1987, specialising in wireless since 1990.