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:


Jason Chen

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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Andrew McWilliams

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 B.A. from Princeton University and an M.A. from Harvard University. He has worked in more than 40 countries and he resides in the greater Boston area.

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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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Robert Eckard

Robert Eckard

Robert Eckard, PhD, has 10 years of market research experience, including across various commercial, industrial and consumer level markets. Dr. Eckard has completed reviews of industrial technologies and systems for a wide array of Fortune 500 corporations, startups, consultants, industry organizations, the U.S. government, state governments and various other clients. His clients and, as a result contacts, span the globe, supporting substantial detail and key insights in this report that are not easily or readily obtained elsewhere. Dr. Eckard also runs a small industry research and technical consulting company, with an emphasis on industrial sectors. He has reliably and repeatedly produced successful and well-regarded market research reports for BCC Research, on an array of global subjects, ranging from industrial products and systems to materials, industrial equipment, commercial equipment and efficiency-related technologies, including associated industries.

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Dr. Marianna Tcherpakov

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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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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Srinivasa Rajaram

Srinivasa Rajaram is a mechanical engineer with more than 40 years of experience in designing factory layouts and setting up factories. He has established factories in India for the production of weighing machines and dynamic balancing machines and has experience in the design, production and servicing of this equipment. He was senior vice president of M/S Schenck Avery Ltd., an India-Germany joint venture and established the company's electronics department, which is in charge of manufacturing various types of electronic weighing and dynamic balancing equipment.

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