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Julian Watson
Senior Principal Analyst - IoT at IHS Markit


Julian Watson is responsible for the IoT Devices Market Tracker, which sizes IoT device shipments and installed base by region, market sector, application and connectivity type. His additional research areas include IoT gateways, IoT edge computing, 5G and telecoms operator IoT strategies. His recent custom and webinar topics include the convergence of unified communications and IoT, the IoT edge and IoT gateways in public safety applications. Prior to joining the IoT connectivity and platforms group at IHS Markit, he was an analyst and later managed IHS Markit 's telecoms operator research team. In this role he undertook syndicated and custom research in the areas of quad-play bundling, telecoms regulation, fixed broadband and VoIP. Julian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Russian and parliamentary studies from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. He speaks Russian.