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Jason Leigh

Senior Research Analyst

Jason Leigh is a Senior Research Analyst for IDC’s Mobility team responsible for 5G and mobile operator research.  Jason’s research focuses on the strategic implications and market opportunities presented by the emerging 5G ecosystem, including commercial availability, installed base forecasts, regional adoption trends, content and services enablement, device impacts, 5G’s role in the Internet of Things (IoT), and innovative use cases leveraging 5G.  His research also covers the U.S. mobile services market. Jason examines the competitive dynamics between the U.S. mobile operators through financial results analysis, mobile services forecasts and commentary on the transformation in how mobile services are consumed by consumers and enterprises.


Prior to joining IDC, Jason was a market and competitive intelligence analyst at Ernst & Young LLP, providing strategic analysis, inorganic growth targeting, competitive benchmarking and market opportunity assessments across for the firm’s audit, sustainability and financial accounting advisory practices.  Previously he also provided research and knowledge management services at the global private equity firm Warburg Pincus. 

A resident of Barrington, Rhode Island, Jason spends his free time with his wife and their three children, running and exploring the outdoors.


B.A. in International Affairs and Russian Language from New York University


Mobile 5G Momentum Accelerates

Jan 2018 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS43495718

by: Jason LeighCarrie MacGillivray

With three of the four U.S. operators now planning launches in the next two years, mobile 5G has another pathway to market beyond fixed wireless and a critical mass of momentum for the infrastructure buildout necessary to make mobile 5G via...

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