Mike Welch’s role focuses on driving Canalys forward through innovation and continual improvement, spanning the full range of the company’s activities. Already one of the industry’s most respected companies, Mike helps Canalys stay ahead of the competition and takes it into new, exciting areas. With 25 years of industry experience, his responsibilities have covered market analysis, primary research, market sizing and forecasting, continuous service design, people, business operations, quality management, software and web development and content delivery.
Mike continues to contribute analysis in a number of sectors, including mobility, PCs, consumer electronics, applications and user experience design, while also being involved in numerous custom client projects.
Prior to joining Canalys in 2000, Mike was a Vice President at Gartner. Before that, he was Vice President at technology market consultancy INTECO Corporation. Mike graduated from Queen Mary College (University of London) with an Honors Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics.