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Ron Westfall

Research Director

Ron is an experienced, customer-focused research expert and analyst, with over 20 years of experience in the digital and IT transformation markets, working with businesses to drive consistent revenue and sales growth.

He is a recognized authority at tracking the evolution of and identifying the key disruptive trends within the service enablement ecosystem, including a wide range of topics across software and services, infrastructure, 5G communications, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), analytics, security, cloud computing, revenue management, and regulatory issues.

Prior to his work with The Futurum Group, Ron worked with GlobalData Technology creating syndicated and custom research across a wide variety of technical fields. His work with Current Analysis focused on the broadband and service provider infrastructure markets.

Ron holds a Master of Arts in Public Policy from University of Nevada — Las Vegas and a Bachelor of Arts in political science/government from William and Mary.

Recent Insights, NEWS & RESEARCH:

Cradlepoint’s New NetCloud SASE Solution Swiftly Scales Zero-Trust Networks Fulfilling Growing Market Demand for Streamlined Network Solutions
The Futurum Group’s Ron Westfall assesses why the new Cradlepoint NetCloud SASE solution provides the integration of security, SD-WAN, and cellular connectivity key to meeting the top security demands of organizations.
GlobalFoundries Q1 2024 Delivered Beats on Top and Bottom Results Gaining Momentum from Mobility Recovery and GenAI-Fueled Power Management Demand
The Futurum Group’s Ron Westfall and Daniel Newman examine GlobalFoundries’ solid Q1 2024 results due to funding from the US Department of Commerce and New York State that enables the company to expand and build new manufacturing capacity.
Oracle Databases 23ai Unleashes Breakthrough Enterprise AI Capabilities Across AI Vector Search, App Dev Acceleration, and Mission-Critical Data Domains
The Futurum Group’s Ron Westfall and Steven Dickens examine why Oracle's comprehensive suite of enhancements in Oracle Database 23ai positions it uniquely in the marketplace.
In our latest offering, Market Insight Report: AI RAN, focuses on the nascent AI RAN market, sharpening the definition of the category’s addressable market and market sizing data specific to the AI RAN market segment as it evolves.
In our latest deliverable, Market Insight Report: Industrial IoT Platform 2024 assesses the state of the IIoT platform market in 2024 and the integral role IIoT solutions play in enabling organizations to improve operational efficiency and business outcomes by ensuring granular and detailed data in real-time.
An Assessment of Major US Operators Q1 2024 Earnings and Implications for 5G Ecosystem, BT’s B2B Modernization, and Charter’s Residential Mobile Strides
The Futurum Group’s Ron Westfall and Olivier Blanchard review the Q1 2024 earnings of T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T and their impact on the 5G ecosystem, BT’s partnership with Global to modernize its UK Portfolio Businesses, and Charter’s Q1 2024 earnings reflect significant strides in residential mobile service revenue growth.