Dan oversees the strategic development of the company’s global output on the business and economics of broadband, the digital distribution of ebooks, movies, music, TV and user-generated content, and the relationship between content and consumer technology. Since joining Screen Digest in 2004, Dan pioneered and managed the company’s market forecasting models in all of these areas, built on a granular service-by-service basis through direct relationships with service providers and content owners, which now underpin IHS’s digital media coverage – the first of its kind anywhere in the world.
Dan regularly advises senior management at the world’s largest media and technology companies, including the Hollywood Studios, television networks, consumer electronics companies and telcos, as well as regulators and major investment firms, on the way that the internet and connected home are transforming the media and entertainment hardware businesses. He is also a regular speaker at international conferences and guest lecturer at the Media Business School.
Dan is also the author of a couple of books Introducing Logic (2002) and Introducing Capitalism (2009) which have been translated into several languages.