Noman Akhtar, a research analyst at Omdia, focuses on the industrial market dynamics of semiconductors and sensor.
Mr. Akhtar leverages his insights on the impact of industrial sensors and semiconductors, along with analyzing the supply chain. He has deep technical knowledge in electronic components, especially power electronics components for industrial semiconductor applications such as in factory automation, lighting, security, energy, medical, power and energy, military and aerospace segments systems. He manages the data quality of Omdia semiconductor and sensors market share databases and its timely delivery to clients. His responsibilities also include the synthesis of worldwide economic trends to help generate accurate market forecasts. Prior to this, he led the Omdia Smart City Intelligence Service and developed a broad understanding of smart cities project, related technologies, and regional business strategies. He also has a strong understanding of smart home appliances, robots and their semiconductor BOM within the consumer electronics segment. He joined IHS Markit in 2014. Mr. Akhtar holds Bachelor of Science in electronic engineering from Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology in Karachi, Pakistan, and a Master of Science in power engineering, specializing in power electronics in smart industry, smart home and smart grid electronics from the Technical University of Munich, Germany.