Patrick Moorhead is the Founder, President, and Principal Analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, a leading boutique technology industry analyst firm. Moorhead founded the firm based on in his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Five years later, Moorhead is consistently ranked in the top echelon of all technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (via ARInsights) and is consistently top-ranked in “press citations” (via Apollo Research). A contributor for both Forbes and CIO, he is a broad-based technology analyst covering a wide variety of topics. These include the software-defined datacenter and the Internet of Things (IoT). Moorhead is also a deep expert in client computing and semiconductors. He has over 25 years of experience, including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments. Moorhead is based in Austin, Texas.