Mike Welch manages global business operations for Canalys, overseeing the finance, HR, legal, operations and digital teams. Mike has 30 years of industry experience, and has worked in primary field research, market sizing, analysis and market forecasting as well as in people and business process management, strategic planning, software engineering, and content and service design.

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 holds an Honors Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Queen Mary College, University of London.