Mr. Ford, Vice President & Chief Analyst, IHS Technology, is a highly respected industry thought leader.
He heads the research teams at IHS responsible for competitive analysis, forecasting and supply/demand research of the electronics, semiconductor and electronics components industry. He also focuses on products, technologies and players shaping wireless communications. Mr. Ford was a founder of iSuppli’s market research and led its electronics and semiconductor research as senior vice president. Previously, he was chief analyst at Dataquest/Gartner Group. Mr. Ford earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with honors from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, U.S., and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, U.S.