David Krozier is a Principal Analyst in Ovum’s Network Infrastructure practice where he is responsible for global research on service provider packet network infrastructure. David relies on his experience in the vendor market, designing and marketing communications systems used in carrier networks, to help clients understand market dynamics and formulate more effective product and market strategies. His research encompasses the migration to software-centric network architectures (Software Defined Networking (SDN), and Network Functions Virtualization) as well as products and markets related to IP/MPLS core and edge routers, carrier Ethernet, metro access and aggregation, and the mobile packet core.
With a broad background in communications networking, David brings a thorough appreciation for the equipment vendors’ perspective because he has been there. In previous roles he led engineering teams in new product development at Augat Broadband Communications, Analogic, and Alcatel/Transcom. He developed the strategic vision for new product opportunities at Telco Systems and Texas Instruments, and executed marketing programs to introduce those products. In addition, he has participated in standards development with the ATM Forum, ANSI, and the OIF, and has six patents in photonic switching to his credit.
David earned a BSEE from Rutgers University and an MBA from Providence College. He is located in South Carolina.