Francis Sideco

Partner and Principal Analyst, TIRIAS Research

Speaker Bio

Francis Sideco is a Partner and Principal Analyst at TIRIAS Research and is a well known and established technology industry expert, thought leader and influencer.  Mr. Sideco has a proven track record of helping clients develop impactful, pragmatic and effective business and product strategies and messaging based on in depth analysis of the current technology, business, economic and geopolitical environment and trends.

Mr. Sideco has over 25 years’ experience in the High Tech industry.  Prior to joining TIRIAS Research, he was the Vice President of IHS Markit’s Technology Business where he led the research teams focused on the Internet of Things, Transformative Technologies, Manufacturing Tech, Healthcare Tech, Energy Tech, Analytics, Performance Benchmarking, Mobile Electronics, Consumer Electronics, Automotive Electronics, Memory and Core Semiconductors, Enterprise & Service Provider Networking, Connectivity, Data Centers and Compute Platforms. 

Prior to that, he served as the Head of Comarco Wireless Technologies’ strategic marketing organization. At Comarco, he was responsible for strategic product direction, product management and product marketing worldwide. Leading a multinational development team, he had a major part in the development of Comarco’s Seven. Five wireless test system, the first field test system that allowed wireless carriers to evaluate, compare and analyze their quality of service from the perspective of the ultimate end user.