Senior Research Manager, Service Provider & xCommerce, IDC Asia/Pacific
Ryan Tay is a Senior Research Manager for IDC’s Asia/Pacific Communications Group, based in Singapore. He is responsible for primary analysis and report writing, covering market and competitive analysis, technology trends and predictions, user demands and preferences, business models & practices in the Telecommunications industry across the Asia Pacific region. In addition, he collaborates with the Consulting team on telecommunications specific projects regionally and globally and assists on prospect development, including lead generation, project definition and pricing.
Ryan drives the IDC AP Telecom data portfolio, which include the Telecom Service Database, ICT Managed and Cloud Services tracker, Mobility tracker and the Collaboration tracker. In addition, he leads the regional xCommerce research practice at IDC.
Ryan’s knowledge includes overall trends of Telecom services such as local leased lines, international leased lines, broadband and mobile roaming across major Asia/Pacific countries. He pioneered the AP Collaboration tracker is very well-informed about enterprises’ needs and preferences on services, expectations and ICT budget through an annual syndicated surveys and in a broad manner.
Prior to joining IDC, Ryan was a market research MBA intern with GE Healthcare. He focused on market sizing and growth analysis, competitive pricing analysis and industry mapping. Before that, Ryan was a Senior Engineer with Fujikura Ltd, based in Japan focusing on R&D in the Telecommunications and Applied Optics Industries. His responsibilities included product development, commercialization and project management.
Ryan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honors) and an MBA from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. He also holds an MBA (Technology Management) from Waseda University of Japan.
Ryan speaks English, Mandarin and Japanese fluently and has vested stakes in xCommerce businesses.Team: Asia/Pacific Mobility Team,
Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Outsourcing and Managed ICT Services Trends 2015
Dustin Kehoe, Ryan Tay
May 2015 - Doc # AP251061 IDC Presentation
This IDC Presentation presents the results of IDC's annual Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Outsourcing and Managed ICT Services Survey. It provides an overview of current outsourcing and managed ICT services trends and motivations, partne ...purchase document
Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) SDN/NFV Trends 2015
Ryan Tay, Dustin Kehoe
May 2015 - Doc # AP251058 IDC Presentation
This IDC Presentation reveals the results of IDC's Annual Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) or APEJ Software-Defined Network/Network Virtualization Function (SDN/NFV) Survey. purchase document