Ben Wood

Ben Wood, Chief of Research

Ben leads the research at CCS Insight having been in the mobile industry for over 20 years — he's always got a different phone in his hand, has one of the smartest homes around and loves trying out new services and features on the latest and greatest connected products.

Ben joined CCS Insight in May 2006. He oversees all research areas at the company while delivering analysis on smart devices including mobile phones, connected home products. His experience in the mobile sector includes research vice president for mobile devices at Gartner, where he led a global team of analysts. Prior to that he was a director of Mobile Streams, and has held positions at Lucent Technologies and Vodafone, where he was involved in launching SMS and mobile data. Ben is frequently quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Business Week. He regularly appears on the BBC, Bloomberg TV and others.

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Very useful briefing just now from brett Francis @AWS on the #IoT announcements from @AWSreInvent . Good to see how… https://t.co/WoG7cFA84J
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Geoff Blaber
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Nicholas McQuire
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Kester Mann
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Angela Ashenden
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