Our Analysts

Our Analysts

Our analysts are the difference.Hailing from around the globe, BCC Research analysts are recognized experts in the technical markets they cover, with advanced degrees and a mix of academic and real world experience.

Current Spotlight Analysts and Recent Reports:


Margareth Gagliardi

Margareth Gagliardi has extensive experience in the field of advanced materials, specializing in ceramic formulations, materials processing, and new product development. For more than 20 years, she has held management positions in both manufacturing and R&D within U.S. and European firms producing electronic, mechanical, chemical and structural components. She currently works as a consultant serving a variety of organizations and research institutions. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. in Ceramic Engineering.

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John Bergin

John Bergin has held business development, sales and marketing positions with a Fortune 500 advanced materials company, as well as executive management positions with a nanotechnology/separations company. Bergin holds a B.S. degree in Chemistry, an M.S. degree in Biotechnology and a Master of Business Administration. John Bergin is a pseudonym of the author.

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Donald B. Saxman

Donald Saxman has 31 years of experience as a technology consultant, technical journalist and author, project manager, and quality assurance manager, with more than 22 years as an analyst with BCC Research.

Saxman is a globally recognized technology and business analyst with particular experience in gas separation and enhanced oil recovery through carbon dioxide injection. He is a long-time member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Electrochemical Society and has contributed papers to both organizations. Saxman has also produced more than 85 focused market/technology reports, including detailed analyses of gas separation and delivery markets, enhanced oil recovery, corrosion inhibitors, and industrial gas end uses. He spent 11 years as writer and editor of a unique weekly technology market newsletter called Enhanced Energy Recovery News, was the electrochemistry editor for Membrane and Separation Technology News, and also wrote and edited Waste Treatment Technology News, one of the first monthly technology newsletters to cover carbon sequestration.

While working for Zellweger Analytics as a subcontractor for Boeing Aerospace, Mr. Saxman was quality assurance manager for the design, manufacturing, and testing of an organic carbon monitor for the International Space Station's water recycling system. This life critical space qualified hardware was based on a unique solid state approach to carbon dioxide measurement using nondispersive infrared spectroscopy.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Indiana University.

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Jason Chen

Jason Chen has been an analyst and consultant for the polymer, composite, fiber, textile and energy industries for 15 years. He works as a researcher, writer and/or editor for the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA), China Textile Academy (CTA), China Chemical Fiber Association (CCFA), International Fiber Journal, Filtration News, Platts Emission Daily, Vision Systems Design, Pesticide and Toxic Chemical News and MobileTex. Currently he is the chief scientist of a company endeavoring to reduce China's air and water pollution. He has a degree in Civil Engineering, Chemicals and Advanced Materials from Shantou University.

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Dr. Marianna Tcherpakov

Dr. Marianna Tcherpakov has more than 10 years of experience as a bench scientist specializing in the areas of biochemistry, cell biology and industrial assay development and drug manufacturing. She has contributed to a number of scientific publications and holds several patents. She has expertise as an assay development scientist and is familiar with different research field trends and likely future developments. She holds an MSc in Science Management from NYU and a PhD in Molecular Neurobiology from Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.

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Andrew McWilliams

Andrew McWilliams spent more than 25 years as a consultant with Ernst & Young, McKinsey & Company and A.T. Kearny focused on manufacturing before segueing into research analysis. He has been covering myriad technology categories for BCC Research for more than 15 years. McWilliams has a BA from Princeton University and an MA from Harvard University. He has worked in more than 40 countries and he resides in the greater Boston area.

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