Ronan is the lead analyst for Analysys Mason's Mobile Content and Applications and Mobile Broadband and Devices programmes. His primary areas of specialisation include rich media applications and services on mobile, application store forecasting, mobile broadband, tablets and smartphone adoption.
Ronan has been analysing the telecoms and media industry since 2003. Prior to joining Analysys Mason, Ronan was a Senior Analyst and the Head of Mobile at IHS Screen Digest, where he had overall responsibility for the Mobile Media Intelligence service and all related activities. For the past five years, Ronan has 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. Ronan has also participated on the GSMA Global Mobile Awards judging panel.