Leveraging 20 years of telecom industry analyst and marketing experience, Diane Myers is widely regarded as one of the top analysts in the VoIP industry. She is a meticulous researcher with expertise in many fields, including the identification of new markets, product positioning, messaging, strategic planning, competitive analysis, enterprise trends, and service-provider go-to-market strategy.
Following the acquisition of Infonetics Research by IHS, Diane led the company’s coverage of carrier VoIP/IMS and enterprise telephony, authoring numerous market and forecast reports, service provider and end-user studies, and Continuous Research Service (CRS) research notes. Her areas of specialization are many, including PBXs and unified communications (UC), session border controllers (SBCs), service provider VoIP and IMS equipment, cloud UC services, SIP trunking, residential VoIP, diameter signaling, WebRTC, and the adoption trends of service providers and businesses.
Diane has held many senior-level positions throughout her career—as strategic marketing director for VoIP application software vendor BroadSoft; program manager at Stratecast Partners; senior manager at FORE Systems (Marconi Communications); and senior analyst at In-Stat, NCR, and Eastman Kodak.
An influential thinker and speaker, Diane is frequently quoted in the trade and business press, including The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Total Telecom, Network World, and the FierceMarkets publications. She is a highly sought conference panelist, moderator, speaker, and content developer; and she serves as an expert judge for many industry and technology awards, such as the GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards and Informa’s IMS Industry Awards.
A consultant to startups, service providers, vendors, and the investment community, Diane helps clients identify new market opportunities; provides due diligence; and advises on positioning, product development, and business plans.
Diane received her bachelor's degree from Michigan State University and her a master's degree from Thunderbird, School of Global Management, in Arizona.