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Former Juniper M2M Strategist Godfrey Chua Joins Infonetics to Launch M2M and Connected World Research



  Former Juniper M2M Strategist Godfrey Chua Joins Infonetics to Launch M2M
  and Connected World Research

Business Wire

CAMPBELL, Calif. -- February 14, 2013

Market research firm Infonetics Research today announced the addition of both
a new research program and a new analyst, Godfrey Chua.

Godfrey Chua, Infonetics Research's new Directing Analyst, M2M and Connected
World (Photo: Business ...

Godfrey Chua, Infonetics Research's new Directing Analyst, M2M and Connected
World (Photo: Business Wire)

Chua, formerly of network equipment manufacturer Juniper Networks and market
research firms IDC, IHS/Emerging Energy and Pyramid, joins Infonetics as
Directing Analyst, M2M and Connected World.

“Godfrey Chua is the missing piece that makes our market coverage whole,” says
J’Amy Stewart, CEO and co-founder of Infonetics Research. “We already cover
everything that machine-to-machine infrastructure connects to: Home networks,
mobile networks, mobile devices, service delivery platforms. With Godfrey on
board we’re now able to cover M2M and connected world networks, equipment,
services, vendors and providers – as well as how they intertwine with other
communications markets. Launching our coverage at this early stage when M2M
business models are just being figured out and understanding the market from
both the operator and enterprise point of view is key.”

Ms. Stewart adds: “Our clients and journalists will be happy to learn that in
addition to his extensive knowledge of and vision for the M2M space, Godfrey
fits the mold of a classic Infonetics analyst: He’s smart, pragmatic,
accessible, understands the big picture, and is very easy to work with.”

Based in Silicon Valley, Chua rounds out an international team of 31 industry,
market and research analysts at Infonetics Research, whose staff has increased
37% in the past 16 months. In 2012, Infonetics opened an office in Shanghai,
China, to cultivate its rapidly-expanding Asia business (up 40% in 2012), and
recently moved its Greater London location to a new office.

“The M2M and connected world markets represent the next generation of
opportunities for technology vendors and service providers across the world,”
Chua states. “With nearly every human being having some form of communication
device, machine-based infrastructure, connections, and services are the
critical next step in the evolution of their business models.”

“I came to Infonetics because I love the collaborative team here, and as a
former client, I know how good the research is. Now I have a platform for
helping companies figure out how to maximize the return on their M2M
investments and where to focus their energy, be it in the smart grid,
connected home, connected car, connected health, transport or other M2M
verticals.”

To view Infonetics’ M2M and Connected World research lineup, visit
http://www.infonetics.com/research.asp?cvg=m2m.

GODFREY CHUA BIO (http://www.infonetics.com/bios.asp?id=gc)

Mobility expert Godfrey Chua joined Infonetics in February 2013, bringing with
him more than 15 years of experience as a technology analyst, strategist,
business developer, and marketer.

An influential thought leader, Chua has appeared on National Public Radio, CNN
Asia, and the Business News Network, and is regularly quoted in the press,
including The Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Bloomberg Businessweek, and
Network World.

As a global mobility, business development, and strategy specialist at Juniper
Networks, Chua was a member of the Advanced Technologies team, focusing on
machine-to-machine (M2M) and next-generation mobile core technologies, and
supporting the company’s mobile backhaul and mobile security go-to-market
efforts. While at Juniper, he also performed market analysis for M2M and
next-gen mobile business models.

Previously, Chua was the lead global analyst for IDC’s wireless and mobile
infrastructure program. He was also the founding analyst for Emerging Energy
Research (acquired by IHS in 2010), and was one of the first analysts to cover
the wind power industry. Prior to that, Chua led Pyramid Research’s
telecommunications research and operations in Asia. He began his career
examining automotive supply chain strategies as a research associate at the
Center for Regional Economic Issues at Case Western Reserve University.

As Directing Analyst for M2M and Connected World at Infonetics Research, Chua
now leads Infonetics’ new coverage of M2M-enabling technologies and network
architectures – a.k.a. the Internet of Things. Specifically, he tracks the
fast-growing connected home (security, entertainment, social, productivity),
connected car, connected health (mHealth, healthcare), smart grid (utility),
and transport (asset management) vertical segments. In this role, he authors
market share and forecast reports, surveys, and opinion pieces on the M2M and
connected world technologies, services, trends, industry players, business
models, and best practices that are driving investment in the market.

Chua also advises clients on positioning, product development, strategy,
partnerships, and business planning to help identify new market opportunities
and create differentiated products and services.

A published food writer and former restaurant critic for Boston Event Guide
magazine, Chua is fluent in Tagalog and is a huge sports enthusiast, playing
basketball, running, and cycling whenever he gets the chance. He holds a
Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Oberlin College in Ohio.

ABOUT INFONETICS RESEARCH

Infonetics Research (www.infonetics.com) is an international market research
and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990. A leader
in defining and tracking emerging and established technologies in all world
regions, Infonetics helps clients plan, strategize, and compete effectively.
View Infonetics’ 2013 Market Research Lineup at http://bit.ly/QT1CE8 and brief
About Us slides at http://bit.ly/QUrbrV.

SALES

N. America (West), Asia, Latin America: Larry Howard, larry@infonetics.com, +1
408-583-3335

N. America (East), Texas, Midwest: Scott Coyne, scott@infonetics.com, +1
408-583-3395

Europe, Middle East, Africa: George Stojsavljevic, george@infonetics.com, +44
1462-488-251

Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp

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Contact:

Infonetics Research
J’Amy Stewart, +1 408-583-3331
CEO and Co-Founder
jamy@infonetics.com
Twitter: @jamystewart
or
Godfrey Chua, +1 408-583-3320
Directing Analyst, M2M and Connected World
godfrey@infonetics.com
Twitter: @gsc_infonetics
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