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Research Director

MobileSolve’s Research Department is led by Dr. Gerry Purdy, a well-known technology industry analyst and commentator. His knowledge and industry contacts are extensive, and leveraged to enhance our service to investment banking clients.

Gerry Purdy, Ph.D, Director of Research

Dr. Purdy is a widely recognized authority in mobile computing, devices, infrastructure, software, applications and services. A frequent participant on CES, CTIA and Mobile World Congress panels and at related events, Dr. Purdy has also organized the Mobility Awards annually held at CES.

Dr. Purdy earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Stanford University, and has been an advisor to VC firm Diamondhead Ventures, and an analyst with Compass Intelligence, Frost & Sullivan and Dataquest/Gartner.

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Research Coverage and Methodology

MobileSolve’s research coverage extends to many sectors of the technology industry, including hardware, software, semiconductors, mobile apps and services, Internet businesses and others.

Our research methodology starts with primary research consisting of interviews with analysts, company executives and investors from venture capital and private equity. It is supplemented with secondary research of databases and publications . The result is wide-ranging coverage of important industry developments.