Ben Stanton’s research is multi-faceted. His primary focus is on mobility devices, including smart phones and PCs. He also has expert knowledge of emerging technologies, such as wearables, autonomous vehicles and social robotics. He uses his strong links with IT vendors and channel partners to underpin his research. Ben is based in Canalys’ EMEA office in the UK.

His role involves studying market trends to track and forecast device shipments, and write analytical reports. He is regularly quoted in the top-tier press, such as the Wall Street Journal and Forbes. He also regularly presents Canalys’ research to clients, and at industry events.

Ben previously spent several years working on Canalys’ enterprise analysis services, covering data centers, networking and security technologies. He has also contributed to confidential consulting projects and bespoke work for clients, which has included projects on smart buildings and enterprise wearables.

His academic background is in experimental and behavioral economics. He graduated with an MSc in Economics and Experimental Economics from the University of Exeter, which he obtained with Merit. As part of his education, Ben studied advanced statistics, finance and game theory.