Stuart Carlaw

Research Focus

As Chief Research Officer, Stuart Carlaw leads ABI Research’s analyst teams covering global technology markets. Stuart’s primary responsibility managing industry research content, technology and market focus, subject matter guidance, product portfolio mix, and custom research and consulting, as well as client engagements and strategic advisory provisioning.

Past Experience

Stu brings to the task a deep understanding of the critical issues and technologies, stemming from his immersion in these markets over a decade as both an analyst and an engineer.

Prior to joining ABI Research, Stu was a Telecommunications Technician in the British Army, and then Senior Analyst and later Wireless Research Director at IMS Research. At IMS, he was the primary Bluetooth analyst, and responsible for all short-range wireless research.

He has been quoted and published in a variety of industry and general media, including CNBC, BBC TV, BBC Radio 5, the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, EE Times, and many more, and has spoken at, moderated, or participated in many industry events.


Stu earned a BSc (honors) in Physical Sciences and Business Management from De Montfort University.

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