Meet our Analysts

John Abbott

John Abbott

Founder & Distinguished Analyst, 4Sight - 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, Datacenters & Critical Infrastructure - New York, NY

Rhonda Ascierto is Research Director for the Datacenters & Critical Infrastructure 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 co ... 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 Vice President - San Francisco, CA
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Henry Baltazar is a Research Vice President 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 advis ... 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, Datacenters and Critical Infrastructure - London, UK

Daniel Bizo is a Senior Analyst for Datacenters and Critical Infrastructure Channel at 451 Research. His research focuses on advanced datacenter design, build and operations, such as prefabricated modular datacenters, highly efficient cooling and integrat ... 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

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 Vice President - 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

Scott Denne

Scott Denne

Senior Analyst - New York, NY

Scott Denne is a Senior 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 technolo ... 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 Cloud, Hosting and Managed Services. 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 ... 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, Datacenters and Critical Infrastructure - New York, NY

Jeffrey Fidacaro is a Senior Analyst in the Datacenters and Critical Infrastructure Channel 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 investm ... 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

Amy Hedrick

Amy Hedrick

Research Associate - Atlanta, GA

Amy Hedrick is a Research Associate for 451 Research's Voice of the Enterprise (VotE) data team. She has interviewed hundreds of technology professionals for the VotE offering, across various sectors including the Internet of Things, converged infrastruct ... read more

Steven Hill

Steven Hill

Senior Analyst, Storage - Green Bay, WI
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Steven Hill is a Senior Analyst of Storage technologies. He covers the latest generation of hyperconverged systems, cloud-based storage and business continuity/disaster recovery solutions for enterprise customers.

Prior to joining 451 Research ... read more

Ian Hughes

Ian Hughes

Senior Analyst, Internet of Things - London, UK
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Ian Hughes is a Senior Analyst for the Internet of Things practice at 451 Research. He has more than 27 years of experience in emerging technology as a developer, architect and consultant through key technology trends.

Ian has 20 years of expe ... read more

David Immerman

David Immerman

Associate Analyst - Boston, MA
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David Immerman is an Associate Analyst in 451 Research’s Internet of Things (IoT) Channel. He covers the smart transportation space and its various segments, including but not limited to fleet management, telematics, connected cars and autonomous vehicl ... read more