BCC Research - Editors Profiles
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Kevin Fitzgerald

Kevin Fitzgerald

Kevin Fitzgerald has been the Editorial Director at BCC Research since 2006. His tenure has seen an expansion of BCC Research's industry coverage, as well as the doubling of report production in recent years. Prior to BCC Research, he held Editor-in-Chief positions at Purchasing Magazine, Solid State Technology Magazine and CPI Purchasing Magazine, as well as the Managing Editor position at Plastics World Magazine. He has a BS in Radiological Health Physics from Lowell Technological Institute and has undertaken graduate level studies in nuclear engineering, radiopharmaceutical science and journalism at Northeastern University and Boston University.


Chris Spivey

Chris Spivey

Chris Spivey has been Senior Editor at BCC Research since 2010, during which time he has directly overseen the publication of more than 500 market research reports. He is the Cofounder of the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) and has co-authored half a dozen scientific papers (in the field of Advanced Wavefront Transforms and Adaptive Optics). He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

Chris served as conference chair for a wide variety of sub disciplines: from Human Genetic Variation and Microarrays, to Gene Quantification and Biotech Startup Funding and Management. His consulting work includes Bulk Hetero-Junction CdS/CdTe thin film solar cells, Spinel LiMn2O4 as Li-ion Battery Cathode Material, Passivation of Laser Diode Micro Channel Coolers, Nanomaterial processes for Algal Biodiesel Fuel, General Nanoparticle manufacture from a "bottom-up" approach, and most recently modelling algorithms for physical vapor deposition systems.


He is co-author of the BCC Research FLASH reports, including:


Michael Sullivan

Michael Sullivan

Michael Sullivan has been Senior Editor at BCC Research since 2014. He has pioneered the company's Information Technology (IFT) category and significantly expanded it to provide in depth coverage of new areas such as the technologies that underpin the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) markets. An author and journalist, he also writes market research reports in the categories of Environment, Healthcare, Information Technology, Instrumentation and Sensors and Security.

Prior to BCC Research, Michael authored and published two books on the growing opportunities in Internet commerce and corporate Web development. He also worked at various market research firms and Information Technology manufacturers as a market strategy analyst and forecaster. He has also conducted market research projects for IBM, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, EMC, and Schneider-Electric among others. He has an MBA from Boston University School of Management and has undertaken graduate course work in Information Technology, Marketing Analytics and Statistics.


He is the author of several BCC Research reports, including:


Dr. Gordon Nameni

Dr. Gordon Nameni

Dr. Gordon Nameni, Senior Editor - Prior to joining BCC Research, Gordon worked as a management consultant with Acceleration Advisors Inc., a boutique management consulting firm in Milwaukee, WI, where he worked with small engineering companies and Fortune 100 firms on the commercial verification of emerging technologies and on business model development and commercialization plans with materials-based technologies in the energy, power and environmental market.

Prior to his current role, Gordon conducted a National Science Foundation-sponsored Corporate Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at A.O. Smith Corp., and spent 2009 as a William J. Fulbright Scholar as a senior lecturer and researcher at Tshwane University of Technology in South Africa. He completed degrees from Brown University and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he received his PhD.


Karthik Arun

Karthik Arun

Karthik Arun leads the staff analyst team, conducting primary market research, interviews and forecasts. Since 2001, he has worked for an array of global pharmaceutical, business consulting and market research firms, including Frost and Sullivan and IMS Health. Karthik holds a Master of Business Administration degree from SCSVMV, Kanchipuram and received his undergraduate degree in neuroscience.