Jeff focuses ON World's talented team of analysts at solving the critical research needs of our customers. He provides technical analysis, consults with our clients on their emerging technologies, business development strategies and directs the development of our in-house analytic research tools.
Before founding ON World, Jeff held senior positions for Apple Computer, Sun Microsystems and General Electric Medical Systems. While working at these companies, Jeff developed many ground breaking technologies and received several individual and group patents for his contributions.
In his spare
time he likes to create music and is a gold record recipient for
his musical work with Joe Satriani on "Surfing with the Alien."
Jeff has a master
of science degree in information systems from Marquette University,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin and a bachelor of science from Indiana University
Technical Advisor: Michael W. Ritter,
ON World with technical advice and strategic analysis on emerging
wireless technologies. His background includes executive positions
with wireless startups such as Mobility Network Systems and Metricom
and management positions with Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer.
served as the CTO of MetroFI, creator of wide-area WiFi systems.
An entrepreneur and author of multiple technical white papers, Mike
recently designed software-based radios that are compatible with
Bluetooth and 802.11b. His article, "The Future of WLANs,"
has been published in the June 2003 edition of the ACM magazine.
For fun, Mike likes to jump mogols on his snowboard in the Sierra
Mike has a Ph.D,
MS and MA in physics from Yale, New Haven, CT and a BS in physics
from Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.
Wireless Sensors Technical Lead: Charlie Chi, Ph.D.
of the world's leading wireless sensor market analysts, Charlie
is one of the few analysts in this field with extensive and relevant
industry experience as a technologist.
background includes more than seven years of experience as an R&D
engineer, product manager and management consultant in the communications
and medical technology industries. He has led numerous and varied
projects involving networking real-time systems, embedded control
systems, sensors, MEMS and photonics for companies such as Agilent,
Integrated Surgical Systems (ISS) and C Speed. Charlie is also the
founder and president of Wren Technologies, a private consulting
business focused on Wireless Remote Embedded Networking solutions.
While at Agilent,
Charlie designed next generation optical subsystems and at C-Speed,
a start-up venture developing MEMS based all-optical switching subsystems,
he spearheaded the architectural design and completion of the first
32-channel OXC subsystem. Prior to this with ISS, Charlie developed
computer-controlled robotics for surgical applications.
include Communication Systems, Robotics and Automation, MEMS, Adaptive
Systems and Computational Intelligence.
a Ph.D. and B.S. in electrical engineering from UC Davis and a M.S.
in electrical engineering from Santa Clara University, Santa Clara,
of Research: Mareca
Mareca leads ON World's research projects and drives the creation of our reports. Since 2000, she has conducted research on Internet of Things (IoT) technologies such as wireless sensor networking, energy harvesting and cloud computing. Over the past decade, she has covered thousands of companies in the industrial, smart grid/energy, building automation, smart home, mobile/telecom, and health/medical industries.
A 20-year high-tech veteran, Mareca has extensive research experience on emerging technologies for venture capitalists, startups and Fortune 1000 companies. Her analyses have been instrumental for private equity investments in companies that have a combined value that exceeds $2 billion today.
In her spare time, Mareca likes to run long distances such as the
26.2-mile Rock 'N Roll marathon in San Diego, California.
Mareca has a
bachelor of science degree from San Jose State
University, San Jose, CA.
Market Analyst: Darryl Gurganious
A member of our technical team, Darryl contributes to ON World’s proprietary information systems, statistical analysis, and data models and provides expertise on wireless, communications, and semiconductor technologies.
has more than 20 years of experience in wireless information systems
for companies such as TRW and Tracor Elsin. Before joining ON World, Darryl was a venture capitalist for a San Diego, CA based firm
focused on emerging wireless technologies.
has a master’s of science in computer sciences from UC Berkeley
and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Massachusetts Institute
of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts.
Telecom, VOIP/Senior Research Analyst: Brian
background includes nearly a decade of technology research, high-tech
publishing and investment banking for USB Warburg, LLC, Fred Alger
Management Inc. and Miller Freeman, Inc. In addition to competitive
and financial analysis of more than 150 technology companies, Brian
built and maintained company earnings models, conducted primary
research with senior management and wrote company and industry white
papers on 3G networks, 802.11 versus HomeRF and GSM and CDMA Convergence.
Brian has a
master of business administration (MBA) from Cornell University’s
Johnson Graduate School of Management from Ithaca, New York and
a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California
at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.
Europe/Senior Market Analyst: Colin Carroll
has more than 11 years experience as a market analyst, operating
executive and management consultant. A partner with Rawlings Consultants,
a consultancy to the wireless industry, Colin has been instrumental
in formulating operator managed virtual network operator (MVNO)
strategies that have increased network capacity utilization, lowered
customer acquisition costs, reduced churn and increased ARPU. Colin
has developed WLAN and data strategies for mobile network operators,
and is currently working on VoWLAN initiatives.
A consultant since 2000, Colin is frequently published in telecoms
industry trade magazines and a frequent speaker at industry conferences
on both sides of the Atlantic.
Colin has an MSc/MSE in operations research and in industrial engineering
from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and a BA in Mathematics
from the State University of New York at Binghamton, New York.
Asia Pacific/Senior Market Analyst: Ben
brings with him over 10 years of international experience, including
global market management roles at Forrester Research, Lucent Technologies,
and VeCommerce, Inc.
He has extensive
background in the Asia-Pacific Telecommunications market and has
worked with clients such as NTT, Japan Telecom, KDD, and China Unicom.
At Lucent, he managed the Japan market for the company's Core Switching
An avid traveler,
Ben has considerable overseas living and studying experience in
Asia, Europe and West Africa. He is proficient in both French and
Ben holds a
MBA from Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International
Management, Glendale, AZ and a bachelor's of arts from Tulane University,
New Orleans, LA.
Enterprise Networks/Senior Market Analyst: Kathleen
includes seven years with Dataquest (Gartner Group) a leading market
research firm headquartered in San Jose, CA. She is a high-tech
marketing veteran, with more than fifteen years of product marketing
experience with companies such as Sun Microsystems, Clarify (Nortel
Networks) and Silicon Graphics (SGI).
Kathleen's adventures have included climbing to the summit of Mount
a MBA from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA and a bachelor
of science from Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
Mobile VOIP/Senior Research Anayst: Mary Andruszkiewicz
Mary has had nearly a decade of experience in the Telecommunications
and Transportation industries including manager, director, and consulting
positions with Verizon, Boeing, Siemens, and the Massachusetts Port
Mary has received
a master of science in Management of Technology from Massachusetts
of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management and School of Engineering,
Cambridge, MA and a bachelor of arts in mathematics from the University
of Massachusetts, Boston, MA.
Senior Research Analyst: Danielle Phaneuf
Danielle has nearly a decade of experience with designing, managing, and implementing quantitative market research and aligning results with business strategy. She has worked for companies such as ACNielsen, the Forbes consulting Group, and Affinnova.
Danielle has a BS from Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
Senior Research Analyst: Laurie
Laurie has 15 years of experience in high tech marketing, working
for companies such as Sun Microsystems in product management, research,
business development and demand generation.
In her spare
time, Laurie likes to run, snowboard, hike, camp and travel.
a BSBA from Boston College with a concentration in computer science
and completed advanced computer science courses from Boston University.
Senior Research Analyst: William Lin
been instrumental in developing our market forces models and other
analytic tools and has contributed to our Voice over Wireless LAN
research area.William has more than a decade of technology marketing,
product management and analysis experience for companies such as
IBM, Oracle, Deloitte Consulting, Accenture and Marimba.
a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University.
Senior Research Analyst: Anna Evangelista
had several years of research, report writing, statistical analysis,
and data modeling experience for the Australian Bureau of Statistics,
University of Western Sydney, and Australian Taxation Office. She
has authored several technical reports including on wireless communications
such as GSM and CDMA.
Currently pursuing a doctorate, Anna has been awarded a master of
commerce in marketing from University of Sydney and a bachelor of
economics, majoring in econometrics.
Senior Advisor/Architect - Network & Systems Engineering: Marc Paley
Marc is an expert in network/systems engineering & security, (HA) 24X7 web operations, WiFI/WLAN, VoIP & advanced system integration. For the past several years, Marc Paley has been managing both production and corporate network operations as well as solving network problems for several Bay Area companies.
In addition to ON World, Marc has implemented networking solutions for companies such as: Salesforce.com, Inc., Avid Technology Inc., MySQL, Inc, Utility.com, Pure Digital Technologies, Digidesign, SF Academy of Art College, AutoDesk, Cinebase Software, Eloquent Software Inc., Pacific Bell Network Integration, QuestLink Systems, BV Capital, Micromenders, Gaz de France, Teldata Systems, & FirstPoint Energy.
Marc has a M.S in Information Systems Management from University of California at Santa Cruz and a B.F.A. in Music Composition & Theory from San Francisco State University.
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