David McQueen

Research Director, Consumer Devices

David McQueen, Research Director of Consumer Devices at ABI Research, provides comprehensive data analytics and insight for connected consumer devices and platforms, including mobile handsets, smartphones, wearables and accessories. With more than 20 years’ experience in delivering high-value, strategic analyses within mobile telecommunications, David is well-versed in all technical aspects of telecom technology, including networks, components, software platforms and ecosystems.

Past Experience, Memberships, Accolades and Media

Prior to joining ABI Research, David served as Principal Analyst at Ovum, where he was responsible for all commercial development and research coverage in the connected devices and platforms sector. Prime achievements attained in this position include playing an integral role in developing the firm’s consultancy business and leading a successful launch of new, interactive forecast tools and research streams.

An authoritative and valued industry expert, David is regularly quoted in top tier press outlets, including BBC World News, Bloomberg and Sky TV. He frequently attends major industry trade shows and events as a valued telecoms expert, interacting with clients, global industry players and stakeholders to extend his industry insight and coverage potential.


McQueen holds an MA in marketing at Kingston Business School, with a BA in econometrics and mathematical economics at University of Liverpool.

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