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About Us

Our Analysts:

CarolineCaroline Chappell
Analyst, Heavy Reading Service Provider IT Insider

Caroline was most recently with Ovum, where she wrote a number of market reports and led large market research projects for clients including IBM and BT. She has been a freelancer since 1993, focusing on various aspects of the IP market and IT/telecom convergence. Her clients have included the European Commission, for which she carried out several research projects in conjunction with European partners, a range of U.K. ITC services companies, and several other analyst firms. She writes regularly for Capacity magazine. She is based in North Dorset, U.K.

CulverDenise Culver
Analyst, Heavy Reading IP Services Insider, Heavy Reading Mobile Networks Insider, Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider

Denise began her career in technology journalism in 1996, serving most recently as markets editor of The Net Economy, a biweekly publication that covered the North American service provider market. Prior to that, she was a freelance writer for Interactive Week, tele.com, Wireless Review, Intelecard News, Perspectives on Public Communication and other technology and trade magazines. She is a past winner of the American Business Media Association's Jesse Neal Award for editorial achievement and a graduate of Texas A&M University.

DannyDanny Dicks
Contributing Analyst, Heavy Reading Insider

Danny is an independent analyst and consultant who contributes regularly to Heavy Reading Insider. With more than 20 years of experience in technology markets, he currently serves as Principal Consultant for research and consulting firm Innovation Observatory. Danny began his career in academic publishing before moving into marketing communications consultancy in the telecom equipment sector. For seven years, he tracked the telecom IT and OSS/BSS market for Analysis Research while directing single-client research studies for organizations throughout the telecom sector.

ClausClaus Hetting
Contributing Analyst, Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider

Claus has worked in the mobile industry for more than 15 years, and has provided industry-leading expertise to dozens of MNOs, solution vendors, and organizations worldwide. He provides specialized consulting services ranging from network infrastructure modeling to strategic technology management. Claus started his mobile industry career working for Nokia Networks in Denmark, managing network technology solutions for prominent Scandinavian mobile operators. He also has more than 10 years of experience in developing techno-economic business models for the mobile industry. Claus holds a masters degree in electrical engineering and speaks fluent English, Scandinavian, Spanish, and Portuguese.

KridelTim Kridel
Analyst, Heavy Reading Mobile Networks Insider, Heavy Reading 4G/LTE Insider

Tim has previously covered the wireless and cable industries for a number of research firms, including Current Analysis, iGillott Research, and Probe Research. He has authored white papers on topics such as telemetry, EDGE, over-the-air firmware upgrades, and 802.11 for several vendors and trade associations. Tim has also covered RF and SS7 engineering, cellular/PCS, LMDS, MMDS, and free-space optics for magazines such as Wireless Review, The Net Economy, Laptop, Mobile Enterprise, and Tech Edge. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri.

CraigCraig Leddy
Contributing Analyst, Heavy Reading Cable Industry Insider

Craig is a veteran cable industry writer, speaker and market analyst. Based outside New York City, Craig founded Interactive TV Works Inc. to promote understanding and drive deployment of advanced digital services. He is a former editor of Cablevision Magazine, senior market analyst for The Myers Group, news editor of Television Week, and contributing editor for Multichannel News. He teaches the highly popular industry courses, "How Cable Goes to Market," and "WICT Cable Boot Camp." Through strategic consulting, Craig has helped dozens of major companies to gain a better understanding of digital media opportunities.

SherringtonSimon Sherrington
Contributing Analyst, Heavy Reading Insider

Simon is an independent consultant who contributes regularly to Heavy Reading Insider. He has 14 years of experience analyzing, reporting, and consulting on technology market trends. Simon is the founder of his own research and consulting company, Innovation Observatory, and previously managed a business unit within a large telecom-focused research and consultancy company, delivering customized research for individual clients. He has also hosted a number of Webinars on behalf of Light Reading, covering topics such as MPLS, PBT, Ethernet over copper, GPON, net neutrality, SIP, video compression, and IPTV infrastructure.

StanleySimon Stanley
Analyst, Heavy Reading Components Insider

Simon has more than 20 years of experience in the components and semiconductor business. In addition to founding Earlswood Marketing, he has held marketing and technical positions at various companies, including National Semiconductor and Fujitsu, covering Europe, North America, and Japan. Simon has hands-on experience with a wide range of technologies, including Ethernet, ATM, Sonet, IP, and DSL for both consumer and business applications. He holds a Bachelor's (Honors) in electrical and electronic engineering from Brunel University in London.

Editorial Staff:

MendykDennis Mendyk
Managing Director, Heavy Reading

Dennis began his career in technology journalism in 1984, serving most recently as the editor of The Net Economy, a biweekly publication that covered the North American service provider market. Prior to that, he was Telecommunications Editor at Interactive Week and a founding editor of tele.com magazine, where he also served as Editor-in-Chief. He is a past winner of the American Business Media Association's Jesse Neal Award for editorial achievement and a graduate of New York University and the University of Connecticut.

Sales Contact:

WilliamsDavid Williams
Global Director of Sales, Research, Heavy Reading

Dave has been with UBM & Heavy Reading for over 10 years, selling research and marketing solutions to companies worldwide. Prior to joining Light Reading in 2002, he sold e-commerce solutions with VerticalNet, and spent several years in advertising sales with Miller Freeman Inc. He has racked up several awards, including the John Duffy Memorial Sales Rep of the Year, UBM Sales Excellence Awards and won the Heavy Reading Links 2005 Golf Tournament Champion trophy. An avid Lotto player, Dave hopes to one day have his freedom.
david.williams@ heavyreading.com

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