Chief Analyst and CMO
Ben has over 25 years' experience in the mobile sector, most recently helping CCS Insight grow into a multimillion-pound business with a global team of highly respected analysts. As Chief Analyst, he oversees all CCS Insight's research deliverables and leads initiatives such as the annual Predictions event. As CMO, he is focused on building brand awareness, marketing programmes and supporting the growth of the business. Previously he led a global team of analysts as Research VP at Gartner. Prior to that he was a director of Mobile Streams, and held positions at Lucent Technologies and Vodafone. He is proud of having been involved in the launch of SMS and cellular data at Vodafone. In 2021 he was ranked as one of the top five tech analysts in the US and Europe by Apollo Research. He is frequently quoted in publications such as the Financial Times and The Economist, and regularly appears on the BBC and other media outlets. Ben is the founder and co-curator of the Mobile Phone Museum, a non-profit initiative to safeguard a vast collection of mobile phones and support education about communications technology.