Ben Stanton leads Canalys’ devices research in the EMEA region. His primary focus is on smartphones, tablets and PCs. He also has expert knowledge of emerging technologies, such as wearables and autonomous vehicles. His role involves tracking and forecasting device shipments, and providing context and insight on this data, using his strong links with IT vendors and channel partners. He is regularly quoted in the top-tier press, such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the Financial Times, and the BBC. He also regularly presents Canalys’ research to clients, and at industry events.
Ben previously spent several years working on Canalys’ IT infrastructure analysis services, covering data centers, networking and security. He has also contributed to confidential consulting projects and bespoke work for clients, which has included smart buildings, enterprise wearables, and social robotics.
His academic background is in experimental and behavioral economics. He graduated with an MSc in Economics and Experimental Economics from the Uninversity of Exeter, which he obtained with Merit. As part of his education, Ben studied advanced statistics, finance and game theory.a