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Ronan de Renesse

Practice Leader for Consumer Technology at Ovum


Ronan de Renesse is the Practice Leader for the Consumer Technology practice where he covers a range of topics including mobile and portable device adoption and underlying ecosystems. He also focuses on the impact that new technologies have on consumer trends.

Ronan has been analyzing the telecoms and media industry since 2003. Prior to joining Ovum, he was the lead analyst for Analysys Mason’s Mobile Devices and Digital Economy research where his primary areas of specialization included smartphone and tablet adoption, mobile content and data monetization, and over-the-top (OTT) company strategies.

Prior to Analysys Mason, Ronan was the Head of Mobile at IHS Screen Digest, where he had overall responsibility for the Mobile Media Intelligence service and all related activities. During that time, he led the conception and development of various mobile media and technology forecasts, including those for mobile video, mobile music, mobile games, mobile applications, mobile broadband, and smartphones.

Before becoming an industry analyst, Ronan was an academic researcher at the Centre for Telecommunications Research at King's College London. He had numerous articles published in international technology journals and also gave various presentations at high-profile conferences. Ronan holds a PhD in Telecommunications from King's College London.

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