Colin joined Semicast as lead analyst in 2006 and is Principal Analyst for semiconductor research and Vice President of business development. Prior to joining Semicast, Colin worked for 12 years at IMS Research, rising to the position of Senior Research Director of its Semiconductor Research Group and responsible for analyst coverage on the analog/mixed signal, optoelectronic and embedded processing industries. Colin also set-up and established IMS Research’s highly successful Automotive Electronics Group. During his tenure at IMS Research, Colin authored dozens of reports and became well established as a respected and authoritative semiconductor analyst. He holds a B.S. in Electronic Engineering from Aston University, England and has more than twenty years of experience as an industry analyst.