For over 20 years, Ivan Fernandez has been tracking market and technology trends across diverse fields, including smart urban infrastructure technologies; buildings and facilities management; energy and environmental technologies; process control and automation; mining and manufacturing; as well as software, hardware and services for diverse applications. Currently Industry Director at Frost & Sullivan, a global research and consulting firm, Ivan’s consulting experience has included market opportunity assessments, end-user analysis, technical and management due diligence, and competitive analysis.
What layers will make up the smart home technology stack? How is the global smart home market opportunity diced by home entertainment, health and wellness, home automation and control, home energy management, home safety and security? What trends will drive changes in these segments moving forward? How does the smart home market play out in terms of new build versus renovation? What is smart home penetration in select countries (including Australia)? What are key customer perspectives on smart homes? (Ranking of success factors for adoption of smart home devices, Perceived benefits of smart home device purchases among non-users, priority of home owners to buy smart home devices in the next five years, preferred channel of purchase of smart home devices, willingness to pay for smart home device versus interest, barriers to adoption of smart home devices.)