Meet our Analysts

John Abbott

John Abbott

Founder & Research Vice President - London, UK

John Abbott covers systems, storage and software infrastructure topics for 451 Research, and over a career that spans more than 25 years has pioneered specialist technology coverage in such areas as Unix, supercomputing, system architecture, software deve ... read more

Rhonda Ascierto

Rhonda Ascierto

Research Director, Datacenter Technologies & Eco-Efficient IT - New York, NY

Rhonda Ascierto is Research Director for the Datacenter Technologies and Eco-Efficient IT Channel at 451 Research. She has spent more than 15 years at the crossroads of IT and business as an analyst, speaker, adviser and editor covering the technology and ... read more

Matt Aslett

Matt Aslett

Research Director - London, UK
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Matt Aslett is a Research Director for the Data Platforms and Analytics Channel at 451 Research. Matt has overall responsibility for the data platforms and analytics research coverage, which includes operational and analytic databases, Hadoop, grid/cache, ... read more

Jean Atelsek

Jean Atelsek

Analyst, Cloud Price Index - San Francisco, CA
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Jean Atelsek is an analyst for 451 Research’s Digital Economics Unit, focusing on cloud pricing in the US and Europe.

Prior to joining 451 Research she was an editor at Ovum, spiffing up reports, forecasts and data tools covering telecoms a ... read more

Henry Baltazar

Henry Baltazar

Research Director, Voice of the Enterprise: Storage - San Francisco, CA
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Henry Baltazar is a Research Director for the Storage Channel at 451 Research. Henry returned to 451 Research after spending nearly three years at Forrester Research as a senior analyst serving Infrastructure & Operations Professionals and advising Fo ... read more

Garrett Bekker

Garrett Bekker

Principal Security Analyst - Houston, TX
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Garrett Bekker is a Principal Analyst in the Information Security Practice at 451 Research. He brings a unique and diverse background, having viewed enterprise security from a variety of perspectives over the past 16 years. Garrett spent over 10 years as ... read more

Daniel Bizo

Daniel Bizo

Senior Analyst, Datacenter Technologies - London, UK

Daniel Bizo is a Senior Analyst for Datacenter Technologies Channel at 451 Research. His research focuses on advanced datacenter design, build and operations, such as prefabricated modular datacenters, highly efficient cooling and integrated facilities an ... read more

Carl Brooks

Carl Brooks

Analyst, Service Providers - Boston, MA

Carl Brooks is an Analyst for 451 Research's Service Providers Channel, covering cloud computing and the next generation of IT infrastructure. Previously, he spent several years researching and reporting on the emerging cloud market for TechTarget. Carl h ... read more

Kevin Burden

Kevin Burden

Vice President, Mobility Research & Data Strategy - Boston, MA
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Kevin Burden is VP of Mobility Research and Data Strategy at 451 Research. He leads the company's market and quantitative analysis across all mobile technology segments. Kevin has more than 20 years of experience analyzing markets for mobile and wireless ... read more

Raul Castanon-Martinez

Raul Castanon-Martinez

Senior Analyst, Workforce Collaboration and Communications - Boston, MA

Raúl Castañón-Martínez is a senior analyst based in Boston focusing on business communications and collaboration technologies such as enterprise messaging, voice, bots, speech recognition and unified communications. Before 451 Research, he was a produ ... read more

Scott Crawford

Scott Crawford

Research Director - Denver, CO
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Scott Crawford is Research Director for the Information Security Channel at 451 Research, where he leads coverage of emerging trends, innovation and disruption in the information security market.

Well known as an industry analyst covering info ... read more

James Curtis

James Curtis

Senior Analyst, Data Platforms & Analytics - Houston, TX
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James Curtis is a Senior Analyst for the Data Platforms and Analytics Channel at 451 Research. He has had experience covering the BI reporting and analytics sector and currently covers Hadoop, NoSQL and related analytic and operational database technologi ... read more

Brenon Daly

Brenon Daly

Research Director, Financials - San Francisco, CA

Brenon Daly oversees the financial analysis of 451 Research's Market Insight and KnowledgeBase products, having covered more than a quarter-trillion dollars' worth of deal flow for both national publications and research firms.

Brenon began hi ... read more

Patrick Daly

Patrick Daly

Associate Analyst - Boston, MA
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As an Associate Analyst in 451 Research’s Information Security Channel, Patrick Daly covers emerging technologies in Internet of Things (IoT) security. His research focuses on different industrial disciplines of IoT security, including the protection of ... read more

Keith Dawson

Keith Dawson

Principal Analyst, Customer Experience & Commerce - New York, NY

Keith Dawson is a principal analyst in 451 Research's Customer Experience & Commerce practice, primarily covering marketing technology. Keith has been covering the intersection of communications and enterprise software for 25 years, mainly looking at ... read more

Sayon Deb

Sayon Deb

Associate Director, Research & Operations - Washington, D.C., USA

Sayon Deb is an Associate Director on the VoCUL Customer Insights team.

He is responsible for leading proprietary and custom research projects, including survey development, quantitative research methodologies, data analysis and interpretation, ... read more

Scott Denne

Scott Denne

Analyst - New York, NY

Scott Denne is an Analyst with 451 Research, where he helps direct the firm's coverage of technology mergers and acquisitions. He also contributes to 451 Research's Customer Experience & Commerce Channel with coverage of the advertising technology ind ... read more

Jim Duffy

Jim Duffy

Senior Analyst, Networking - New York, NY
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Jim Duffy is Senior Analyst for the Networking Channel at 451 Research. He covers enterprise network infrastructure and associated software, and network performance management. Jim has been covering technology for over 30 years, including 25 at Network Wo ... read more

Rory Duncan

Rory Duncan

Research Director, Managed Services & Hosting - London, UK

Rory Duncan is the Research Director for 451 Research's Managed Services & Hosting channel. His research focuses on the global managed services and hosting market, where he tracks IT managed service providers, web and applications hosting firms and co ... read more

Liam Eagle

Liam Eagle

Research Manager, Voice of the Enterprise: Cloud, Hosting & Managed Services - Toronto, ON

Liam Eagle is a Research Manager, VotE Hosting & Cloud. His research examines web and application hosting, managed hosting and cloud infrastructure. His research focuses in part on the adaptation of traditional hosting technologies and models to accom ... read more

William Fellows

William Fellows

Founder & Research Vice President - London, UK
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William Fellows is a cofounder of The 451 Group. As VP of Research, he is responsible for the Cloud Transformation Channel at 451 Research. This Channel provides a point of intellectual convergence for 451 Research around cloud computing, in much the same ... read more

Jeffrey Fidacaro

Jeffrey Fidacaro

Senior Analyst, Datacenter Technologies - New York, NY

Jeffrey Fidacaro is a Senior Analyst in the Datacenter Technologies and Eco-Efficient IT practices at 451 Research. Jeff has over 16 years of equity research experience covering technology companies as an analyst for both investment banks (sell side) and ... read more

Mark Fontecchio

Mark Fontecchio

M&A Research Manager - South Bend, MI

Mark Fontecchio is a M&A Research Manager. He helps direct the firm's coverage of technology mergers and acquisitions and its M&A KnowledgeBase.

Previously he spent eight years at TechTarget, where he wrote and directed coverage on dat ... read more

Nancy Gohring

Nancy Gohring

Senior Analyst, Application and Infrastructure Performance - Seattle, WA

Nancy Gohring covers application and infrastructure performance for 451 Research, including IT monitoring, application performance management and log management.

Prior to joining 451 Research, Nancy was Editor in Chief of the enterprise IT pub ... read more

Eric Hanselman

Eric Hanselman

Chief Analyst - Boston, MA

Eric Hanselman is the Chief Analyst at 451 Research. He has an extensive, hands-on understanding of a broad range of IT subject areas, having direct experience in the areas of networks, virtualization, security and semiconductors. He coordinates industry ... read more