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Top Influencers: 17 UK Senior Analyst’s To Follow in 2022

Founder and Senior Analyst play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Founder and Senior Analyst role. We have selected these Founder and Senior Analyst’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Founder and Senior Analyst’s. The list is in no particular order!

Steve Duplessie

Founder and Senior Analyst @ Enterprise Strategy

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Steve Duplessie, founder and senior analyst at ESG, is an internationally recognized expert in IT infrastructure technologies and markets. An acclaimed speaker and author, Steve’s insights have been featured in Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, The Financial Times, USA Today, China Daily, The Moscow Times, and many other print and online publications. Steve is a valued strategic advisor to many of the largest technology providers in the world, including IBM, HP, Dell, EMC, NetApp, HDS, and other global IT organizations.A much sought-after speaker at conferences and industry events worldwide, Steve is known for his pull-no-punches, straight-shooting style. Steve’s presentations are renowned for being educational, opinionated, thought-provoking, and entertaining. They often draw standing-room-only capacity crowds.Prior to founding ESG, Steve was the founder and CEO of Invincible Technologies Corp., a manufacturer of fault-tolerant NAS systems. Before founding ITC, Steve started and ran a storage peripherals business unit at Clearpoint Research Corp., and he began his career at EMC.Steve holds a B.S. degree from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Learn more about Steve Duplessie on Crunchbase…

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Ian Hughes

Senior Analyst @ 451 Research

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Ian Hughes is an analyst for the Internet of Things practice at 451 Research. He has over 27 years of experience in emerging technology as a developer, architect and consultant through key technology trends. Ian has 20 years of experience at IBM in cross-industry application development. This included automotive, global sporting events, retail and telecoms. Ian was early to the Web development space in 1998 and social media in 2004, and was influential in virtual-worlds adoption in 2006-09. He has spent the past seven years at his own consulting company, where he presented a regular emerging technology feature, on a UK Saturday morning children’s TV show (The Cool Stuff Collective), built virtual disaster simulators for hospitals, pitched startups to investors, wrote a technology column for a fashion magazine and wrote two sci-fi novels Reconfigure and Cont3xt He is a head instructor in the self defence martial art Choi Kwang Do and is working towards his 2nd degree (EE Dan) blackbelt Learn more about Ian Hughes on Crunchbase…

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Adam Holtby

Principal Analyst & Senior Analyst @ Omdia

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Omdia is The game-changing technology research and consulting firm built for the connected age. Read more aboutOmdia on Crunchbase…

Lynette Saunders

Senior Analyst @ Econsultancy

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Lynette Saunders is a senior analyst at Econsultancy. Learn more about Lynette Saunders on Crunchbase…

Econsultancy publishes research, analysis and advice on digital marketing, social media, e-commerce, SEO, mobile and tech for businesses. Read more aboutEconsultancy on Crunchbase…

Lily Wang

Senior Analyst @ Expon Capital

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Startups, if you are looking for investors, @exponcapital is still investing in these troubled timed. BUT, please have a look at http://www.exponcapital.com/how-we-work/ first.

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Lily is a Senior Analyst at Expon Capital. She is a corporate finance specialist with a strong passion for technology, and a former investment banker. Previously, Lily worked as an Associate at HSBC in London, where she spent three years in the M&A and Acquisition Finance departments, notably contributing to the successful close of seven transactions. There, she gained significant deal experience in mergers & acquisitions, financing and IPO, developing expertise across several sectors: business services, energy, and industries. She began her career in finance interning with Morgan Stanley (2014) and Cube Infrastructure Managers, a private equity firm (2015). Prior to that, Lily focused on applied mathematics, conducted academic research in behavioural economics and statistics at UC Berkley (USA, 2012), also winning an Honor Prize in a Modelling Mathematical Contest in the US. Learn more about Lily Wang on Crunchbase…

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Keith Whatling

Route Performance Senior Analyst @ Arriva Bus

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Starting off as a multimedia geek back in the late 90’s and working in almost every field of content creation, Keith has, after a short hiatus from the digital world, transitioned from traditional app development to PowerApps and the Power platform, having just spoken at both MBAS and Ignite. Learn more about Keith Whatling on Crunchbase…

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Olena Kaplan

Senior Analyst @ Beecham Research

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Olena Kaplan Senior Analyst Business analyst professional with experience of telecoms sector. Specialities and interest: IOT services and devices (smart home, smart retail, smart wearable), mobile data (mobile broadband, mobile content, mobile finance and m-payment services), TV platforms (traditional and OTT), forecasting. Learn more about Olena Kaplan on Crunchbase…

Beecham Research, Ltd. Is a leading technology market research, analysis and consulting firm based in Cambridge, UK. Read more aboutBeecham Research on Crunchbase…

Ahmed Ali

Senior Analyst @ STL Partners

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STL Partners helps telcos and their partners innovate, grow and stay ahead of the competition. Read more aboutSTL Partners on Crunchbase…

Craig Beattie

Senior Analyst @ Celent

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Craig brings extensive experience in the use of enterprise architecture and applications architecture practices in the insurance industry, working with and within insurers. Craig has advised insurers on IT strategy, legacy modernization, insurance vendor analysis and enterprise architecture topics, principally in the EMEA region. Since joining Celent, he has been a speaker at industry events in North America and London, as well as Celent events in Europe. He has spoken on topics such as the influence of mobile on the industry, the use of social networks by insurers and how the evolving use of the Internet, data and IoT will influence insurance in the future. Recent consulting clients have engaged Craig for policy administration vendor analyses, market entry strategies, and product messaging work for insurance vendors. Prior to joining Celent, Craig was an applications architect with Royal Bank of Scotland Group’s Strategy and Architecture team, working extensively with RBS Insurance. Learn more about Craig Beattie on Crunchbase…

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Paul McKay

Senior Analyst @ Forrester Research

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Paul is a senior analyst on the security and risk team. He works with organizations to help them shape and deliver their cybersecurity strategies. Paul’s research coverage includes cybersecurity, Europe-specific regulation for cybersecurity, CISO role-specific research, and the European vendor market landscape focused on services providers. Prior to joining Forrester, Paul worked in the consulting industry providing cybersecurity advisory services to clients in all industries in the UK and Europe. Paul was awarded the award for Best New Entrant to the Analyst industry in the 2018 IIAR awards. Learn more about Paul McKay on Crunchbase…

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Gareth Lodge

Senior Analyst, Payments @ Celent

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RT @Alacriti: Tuesday's #webinar with @Celent_Research hosted by @BankAutomation focused on the journey after adopting #realtimepayments and what #financialinstitutions should do next. Watch the playback now: https://buff.ly/3RqvgpE https://buff.ly/3MaRyed via @Celent_Research

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Alex Prachuablarb

Senior Analyst Developer @ Sendible

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Sendible, a social media marketing platform, allows individuals and businesses to engage with their customers across multiple channels. Read more aboutSendible on Crunchbase…

Charlotte Palfrey

Senior Analyst @ Omdia

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Omdia is The game-changing technology research and consulting firm built for the connected age. Read more aboutOmdia on Crunchbase…

Kieran Hines

Senior Analyst @ Celent

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Ryan Darrand

Senior Analyst 2 @ IHS Markit

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IHS provides information and analysis to support the decision-making process of businesses and governments in regards to various industries. Read more aboutIHS Markit on Crunchbase…

Adaora Okeleke

Senior Analyst @ Ovum

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Adaora Okeleke serves as the Senior Analyst at Ovum. Learn more about Adaora Okeleke on Crunchbase…

Ovum provides research, consulting, and analysis services for clients to make business and technology decisions. Read more aboutOvum on Crunchbase…

Ben Davis

Senior Analyst – Education Content & Platforms @ Futuresource Consulting

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Ben Davis is a senior market analyst in Futuresource Consulting’s business displays group. At Futuresource, Ben is closely involved in researching and analysing the commercial display market, with a particular focus on the adoption of commercial flat panel, videowall and projection solutions in digital signage and presentation markets. Ben works closely with some of the world’s largest display manufacturers providing support, insight and analysis on current market developments and future trends. Learn more about Ben Davis on Crunchbase…

Futuresource Consulting delivers specialist research and consulting services, providing knowledge, experience, and accuracy. Read more aboutFuturesource Consulting on Crunchbase…

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