General Investing >> Analyst Interviews >> March 24, 2003

Mems Markets & Technologies: Marlene Bourne – In-stat/mdr

MARLENE BOURNE is a senior analyst at In-Stat/MDR, with responsibility for the company's MEMS Markets & Technologies Service. Her global coverage of MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) extends from the chip to the end-use product, and she is widely recognized as one of the leading experts on the devices, companies, markets and applications of this dynamic, emerging industry. In 2003, Ms. Bourne was chosen as a finalist for small times magazine's Best of Small Tech 'Advocate of the Year' Award. This prestigious series of awards honors the people, products and companies leading the growth of the MEMS and nanotechnology industries. Ms. Bourne has provided insight on MEMS to many business and technical publications, including Business 2.0, The Economist, Forbes, Investor's Business Daily, Los Angeles Times Magazine, the New York Times, PC Magazine, and USA Today. She has appeared on CNET News, authored articles for Electronic News, EE Times, and other industry journals, and is a regular contributor to MicroNano Newsletter and small times magazine. Prior to joining In-Stat/MDR, Ms. Bourne worked as a freelance industry analyst specializing in MEMS, as well as a wide range of sensors and sensor-based technologies. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs from the American University in Washington, DC. Profile
TWST: What does In-Stat/MDR focus on? What is included in your

coverage area?

Ms. Bourne: In-Stat/MDR is a market research firm that provides a

comprehensive view of technology markets and