Ryan Martin

Research Focus

Ryan Martin is a Research Director at ABI Research covering new and emerging transformative technologies, including Industry 4.0, digital transformation, and the Internet of Things (IoT). He currently leads the firm's manufacturing, industrial, and enterprise IoT research efforts.

Past Experience

Prior to joining ABI Research, Ryan spent the past several years working at technology market research firms, including Yankee Group and, most recently, 451 Research. Before his time as a market research analyst, Ryan served as a consultant at Mobile Future Institute, a U.S.-based think tank focused on business strategies and marketing tactics for the mobile ecosystem. Additionally, he held advisory, consultative, and managerial positions at a number of early- to late-stage startups.

Ryan is frequently quoted and published in a variety of industry and business media, including the BBC, CIO, LA Times, and Forbes. He is also a regular speaker at client and industry events, and a judge for major awards programs, such as the CES Innovation Awards and the GSM Assication’s (GSMA) Global Mobile Awards.


Ryan holds a BA degree in Economics and Political Science, with an additional concentration in Global Studies, from the University of Vermont and an MBA from the University of New Hampshire.

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