Analysts & Advisors

Background & Education: Richard Hill is an Analyst at KuppingerCole.  He has 20 years of experience as an Identity & Access Management Solutions Architect, Systems Designer, and Engineer in the Aerospace, Manufacturing, and Social Networking industries. He is...

Paul Fisher is a Senior Analyst who researches primarily on cybersecurity and identity and access management (IAM). He also studies trends in AI, IoT and data governance for different industry sectors including automotive. Paul is responsible for managing relevant quantitative research at...

Roles & Responsibilities: Anne Bailey is an analyst covering emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, and helps synthesize the implications for companies, industries, and markets. Background & Education: She holds a Bachelor from Pacific Lutheran...

Dr. Phillip Messerschmidt joined KuppingerCole in January 2021 as Advisor & Analyst. Prior to this, he worked for various management consultancies, primarily advising major banks on challenges related to the IT security infrastructure topic of identity and access management (IAM). His focus...

Roles and responsibilities: Shikha joined KuppingerCole as a Junior Advisor and Analyst in January 2021. Her focus area is IAM and Cybersecurity.   Background and education: Shikha holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from National Institute of Technology Bhopal, India,...

Roles & Responsibilities at KuppingerCole: In 2020, Darran Rolls joined KuppingerCole as an independent Research and Advisory Fellow. Background  and professional experience: Over the past 20 plus years Darran was in leading positions in Identity Management and Security at...

Kai Boschert joined KuppingerCole Analysts AG as Advisor in September 2021.   Background & Education: Kai is holding a master’s degree in management and technology with focus on consulting and emerging technologies and a bachelor’s degree in economics.  ...

Roles & Responsibilities at KuppingerCole: Since 2017 Roland cooperates with KuppingerCole as a senior analyst with focus on marketing automation oriented topics. He is helping companies to optimize and to automate marketing processes – considering privacy and...

Since a very young age, Alejandro has been interested in exploring the relationship between technology and security. His fascination with these topics led him to pursue a BA in International Relations and International Security at Jagiellonian University in Poland and a MA in Technology...

Roles & Responsibilities at KuppingerCole: In 2012, Dr. Kinast joined KuppingerCole as a Fellow Analyst and is focusing his research on Privacy and Data Protection Background & Education: Doctoral Thesis on Digital Rights Management vs. European Copyright Law;...

Roles & Responsibilities at KuppingerCole: In 2018, Frank Naumann joined KuppingerCole as an Analyst and is focusing his research on Privacy, Data Protection and Licensing Background & Education: Master of Laws Degree in International Business Law Certified...

Paul Simmonds is Fellow Analyst at KuppingerCole and also CEO of the Global Identity Foundation; he was previously the Global CISO for AstraZeneca, Global CISO for ICI, Head of Information Security with a high security web hosting provider and Global Information Security Manager at Motorola....

Roles & Responsibilities at KuppingerCole: Dave Kearns is a Senior Analyst at KuppingerCole. He publishes a regular newsletter covering the latest trends in the industry. Besides this he focuses especially on the future trends around authentication and authorization and...

Christian Himmer is a Senior Analyst at KuppingerCole. He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Identity Management in the German banking sector. During this time he has held a variety of positions; from  Line-Manager IAM,  consultant to system architect to project...