Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> May 13, 2002

Wi-fi & Wireless Lan Technologies: Joseph Byrne – Gartner Dataquest

JOSEPH BYRNE is an Industry Analyst at Gartner Dataquest. His specialty is the communications semiconductor market. Areas of emphasis include network processors, security processors, microprocessors, wireless LAN components, and wired LAN components. Mr. Byrne is responsible for tracking the size, technology trends and competitive dynamics of these markets and for conveying his analyses through written reports and oral presentations. He has experience developing forecast models and financial models, evaluating business and strategic plans, managing market research projects, developing consulting project proposals and closing consulting project sales, and designing digital circuits. Before joining Gartner in 1996, Mr. Byrne worked for Deloitte Consulting and smaller consulting companies. He was also Principal Engineer for SMOS Systems, specializing in microprocessor design. Mr. Byrne worked for three months in Poland and studied German for seven years. Mr. Byrne received his BS degree in Engineering from Duke University and his MBA from the University of Michigan. Profile
TWST: What is the extent of the research in wireless LAN and Wi-

Fi at Gartner?

Mr. Byrne: We probably have more analysts tracking the wireless

LAN market than anyone. I try to keep an eye on