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Wayne Lam

Wayne Lam

Wayne Lam is principal analyst within the wireless communications team and is responsible for research related to the market tracking, forecast and supply chain analysis of mobilized devices.

Prior to joining the wireless group, Wayne served as a hardware analyst within the renowned IHS Teardown Services team, focusing on mobile handset designs. Wayne began his career as a process engineer at Intel Corp., starting with the 0.25um process technology through to the 300mm wafer manufacturing transition. He later took on the role of technical consultant at Symbian Inc., pioneering there in the smartphone operating systems space with leading handset OEMs.

More recently, Wayne has worked with firms like Qualcomm and Aerovironment in developing new business models and opportunities after graduating from business school. His research has been featured in various articles in major newspapers and magazines, such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg/BusinessWeek, and The Economist.

Wayne graduated with an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC). He also earned two engineering degrees from Cornell University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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The First 5G Phone in the United States is a compromise of cost and design, IHS Markit says
The First 5G Phone in the United States is a compromise of cost and design, IHS Markit says

Overall, the Moto Z3/5G Mod combination is the product of major compromises that illustrate the challenges involved with making 5G’s millimeter wave (mmWave) technology workable and affordable at the same time.

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Teardowns & Cost Benchmarking Mobile & Telecom Transformative Technologies
IHS Teardown Methodology - Producing the Best "Should Cost" Estimate

A "Teardown" is a dis-assembly of a device to gain knowledge of the discrete parts. IHS Markit goes further to estimate the "should cost" of components to the manufacture for mature products. The purpose of IHS Markit teardowns is to support customer's quests to understand cost at a component, feature, function, and total device level.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Teardowns & Cost Benchmarking Healthcare Technology

智能手机是当今世界上使用最广泛、最通用的电子设备之一 ,在过去的十年里已经获得了巨大的普及,现在已经成为数字世界的主要沟通媒介。在某些情况下,特别是在发展中国家,智能手机可能是用户唯一具有计算功能的设备。就在10年前...

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
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