Chris is a Research Manager in the IDC European Networking and Telecoms Group working on European Telecommunications Insights. He covers a range of service provider transformation topics, including BSS/OSS, Telco Cloud, & AI/ML.
Before IDC Chris was a Senior Analyst at Omdia, leading their coverage on Telco BSS, converged charging, future billing, & partner ecosystem management. At Omdia he also covered topics such as Telco AI, Telco Cloud, NFV, carrier SDN, uCPE, core network, and edge computing software. Chris joined Informa initially in 2018 as a conference producer where he delivered NFV/SDN and broadband series events.
Chris is a proud Yorkshireman, holds a bachelor’s degree in ancient history from Durham University, plays the tenor horn in and is a trustee of London City Brass Band, and in the past has been known to host occasional pub quizzes for family, friends and colleagues.