A leading expert on enterprise networking and communications technologies, Matthias Machowinski has 18 years of experience as an analyst in the telecom and datacom industry. He specializes in data and communication technologies deployed by small/medium businesses (SMBs), enterprises, and public sector organizations. His areas of focus include emerging network-use cases, network technologies, architecture adoption rates, wired and wireless convergence, the effects of downtime, and end-user spending trends.
Matthias joined Infonetics Research/IHS in 2001 and led its enterprise networking and video conferencing coverage. He is the author of numerous market share and forecast reports, studies, and opinion pieces on enterprise routers, Ethernet switches, wireless LAN equipment, and video conferencing equipment. He is also the lead author of the Enterprise Networking and Communication Equipment Vendor Scorecard, the only report of its kind to utilize a data-driven model that incorporates vendor performance and direct buyer feedback to determine vendor position in the marketplace.
An insightful thought leader, Matthias is frequently quoted in the press, including The Wall Street Journal, Money, Network World, and The Register. He also moderates webinars, speaks at industry events, and serves as a consultant to startups, businesses, vendors, and the investment community, helping clients identify new market opportunities, providing due diligence, and advising on positioning, product development, business plans, and M&A activity.
Matthias has a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a minor in business administration, and concentrations in math and data analysis. He is based in Boston, Massachusetts.