Former Analyst

Ben Woo

Ben Woo is a former Analyst for Gigaom Research and the Managing Director of New York based Neuralytix, Inc., a bespoke tech strategy consulting firm.

Neuralytix provides strategic consulting to technology stakeholders based on our proprietary philosophy that organizational value is derived from the interconnection of data in an hexageneous manner.

Neuralytix provides objective critiques of success factors and maximization of return on technology investments. Neuralytix complements existing investments in primary market research firms such as IDC, Gartner, and Forrester to provide a tailored assessment of our client’s opportunity to create organizational value.

During the course of his career, Mr. Woo has advised clients whose collective market capitalization is over US$1 trillion. Our consultants are regularly invited to participate in industry conferences worldwide, and are frequently quoted in leading business and industry press.

Prior to founding Neuralytix, Mr. Woo was Program Vice President of IDC’s Worldwide Storage Systems Research, where he led a team of analysts responsible for advising clients on the evolution and trends related to data storage systems; the impact storage systems have on adjacent technologies including servers, software, cloud and virtualization; and best practices in go-to-market strategies related to the storage industry.

In addition to authoring thoughtful and provocative insight on the storage industry, Mr. Woo is a frequently sought speaker at IDC, industry and customer events worldwide and is frequently quoted in the leading business and technology press. Additionally, Mr. Woo advised Wall Street clients and other stakeholders interested in the storage industry.

Mr. Woo also initiated the Big Data research at IDC. Mr. Woo has keynoted Big Data conferences worldwide. In this role, Mr. Woo advised leading and emerging vendors across the technology spectrum on how they can exploit the Big Data opportunity. His advice includes messaging, product strategy and partnering.