Tom is an expert in the telecoms industry with 14 years of experience. He provides practical advice for the short term goals of clients as well as insights for long term vision. Previously he was a celebrated world renowned analyst at Strategy Analytics. He first introduced value share and profit share. He also created the Smartphone Strategies service and headed the research growing it to become the largest service in the company. Tom also worked for LG Electronics within the Mobile Communications Company in various roles.
Recent Articles

Google acquires Motorola, replicating the Apple business model

Aug 16, 2011| By | Category: smartphones

Nokia’s already resolved to team up with Microsoft and abandon its own Symbian platform. Now it's Google who's surprisingly announced to acquire Motorola! The previous top 2 handset vendors are coincidently pledging allegiance to the current top 2 PC tech companies in the world. Motorola is in a tough situation no doubt. It had been the pioneer and leader of the cellular industry until it...read more

Microsoft continues to collect from Android vendors, Samsung is next

Jul 07, 2011| By | Category: smartphones

Right after Taiwanese ODM manufacturer Wistron, maker of Chrome netbooks for Acer, agrees to pay Microsoft a royalty for a pool of patents, it looks like Samsung is next. According to Reuters Samsung is in negotiations with Microsoft for a fee between $10~15 a device. HTC had already agreed on a license fee back in 2010 so it seems like Microsoft is taking this step...read more

Team Europe Asia (Venture Capitalist)

Jun 04, 2011| By

For us, as new business developers and company-builders a thorough assessment of the market-size and its drivers is always the final factor in a go/no-go decision, and Counterpoint’s insights into the mobile and smartphone industry have been extremely helpful for setting up our first operations in Asia. When we were stuck Counterpoint’s assessments and recommendations have been tremendously helpful. ...read more

Jan 01, 2011| By

The Handset market is more profitable than ever but interestingly disparity has never been so severe......read more