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...

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...

Research Strategy Director   Anne Bailey has been working as an analyst for KuppingerCole since 2019, and as the Research Strategy Director since 2022.   Roles & Responsibilities:   As Research Strategy Director and Senior Analyst, Anne guides and ensures the...

Bushra is working as a Project Manager for KuppingerCole Analysts AG. She manages the delivery and achievement of Advisory projects. Before joining KuppingerCole, she was a Penetration Tester and was working as a Cybersecurity consultant in a multinational Audit firm. Educational Background:...

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 information security...

Alejandro joined KuppingerCole as a Research Analyst in December 2021. His main areas of expertise include digital transformation in the public and private sector, managing business in today’s geopolitical context, and governance in artificial intelligence and cyberspace. Background...

Nitish joined KuppingerCole Analysts AG in February 2022 as a Research Analyst. His focus area is IAM, IGA and Cybersecurity topics. Background and Education: Master of International Business and Engineering from SRH Hochschule Heidelberg, Germany Bachelor of Engineering degree from...

Osman joined KuppingerCole Analysts AG as Research Analyst in March 2022. Osman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Koc University, Turkey, and Master of Management (Track in IT Management) degree from EBS Universität, Germany.   Areas of Interest: Cyber...

Marina joined KuppingerCole as a Research Analyst in April 2022. Her main areas of expertise are Business, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Background and Education: Marina holds a Bachelor degree in Marketing from Argentinian Business School (Argentina), an MBA from Valencian...

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....

Arko Singh joint KuppingerCole Advisory team in November 2022 as working student. He is pursuing his master’s degree from Universität Paderborn, Germany, and completed the bachelor’s degree from University of Engineering and Management, Jaipur, India. Arko has professional...