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.

Below are Ben's posts.

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RT @nickmcquire: Here’s my latest blog assessing #GoogleCloud’s #AI strategy on the back of its #LetstalkAI customer event last week in SF.…
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RT @GSMA: Finalising your entry for #GLOMOAwards 2019? In this video, Chair of the Judges @shauncollins shares tips to make your entry stan…
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@DaveLeeBBC Sobering thought...
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Martin Garner
Regulation of Facebook now seems inevitable but, for someone like Verhofstadt to say this publicly, is a symptom of… https://t.co/AKzCpaGo7T
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Geoff Blaber
Good to see the UCI so firmly focused on the critical issues in cycling. Nothing to see here https://t.co/YG3NvU08KM
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Marina Koytcheva
RT @aashenden: #accessibility is not a minority issue: #AI is bringing new possibilities to support both those of us with disabilities, as…
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Nicholas McQuire
We’re going to see more of this as the conflict btw privacy & data collection for security purposes intensifies in… https://t.co/Zz7ekYca4K
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Angela Ashenden
@sharonodea @aunder @AndrewGrill @Geek_Manager Yes! Will try to find you at lunch!
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Kester Mann
CCS Insight’s mobile buying survey reveals willingness to trade in mobile phones and propensity to buy devices in n… https://t.co/C2rRaQss1D
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George Jijiashvili
@WeAreROLI Cheers guys!
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Laura Simeonova
RT @benwood: P20 devices testament to Huawei's ambition in smartphone market. Consistently improving design, capabilities and appeal of its…
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Katie Taylor
A bleak but worthwhile read: https://t.co/mmAu2Ne3q9
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