Our Team

Qmars Safikhani
Qmars Safikhani
Principal Analyst

With several years of experience in the Telecommunication sector at present he works as the Principal Analyst at Quantum-web Ltd. In this capacity, he oversees the company’s research efforts with a particular focus on research’s methods and econometrics modelling deploying theoretical and empirical knowledge to provide pricing analysis and forecasting.

Qmars is a telecommunication pricing specialist with understanding of complex pricing structure. Developing tariffs database and benchmarking methodologies for telecom operators and regulators with capability to take complex international pricing structures and transform them into meaningful, understandable tariffs strategies.
He is also a member of the International Institute of Forecasters.

Specialties: Telecom pricing, Forecasting and Econometric modelling

Ralph Hickman
Ralph Hickman
Principal Consultant

Ralph has a wide and deep knowledge of the technology sector and offers this experience to our clients as a Principal Consultant. Ralph is able to understand clients’ requirements, orchestrate successful projects, and prepare reports or presentations leading to actionable recommendations.
Prior to joining Quantum-Web, Ralph built and led a European market and business intelligence team at Cisco informing and guiding the sales strategy and marketing campaigns for Cisco’s extensive technology portfolio. He Spent 5 exciting years in pan-European sales roles as Consulting System Engineer in Belgium positioning new technologies such as VoIP and Broadband Fixed Wireless Access and as a Product Marketing Manager for Nortel in the Netherlands selling to telecom operators.Ralph holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Warwick.

Leslie McCrory
Leslie McCrory
Consulting Director

As Consulting Director, Leslie leads the company’s bespoke projects practice, working closely with clients to identify precise business challenges and develop creative approaches…

Elizabeth Wilson
Elizabeth Wilson
Market Analyst

Elizabeth is an Associate Market Analyst for the North America region and is based in California. She leads research in the broadband market, as well as the local Internet pricing program. Elizabeth is responsible for a number of other areas, and most notably forms the qualitative backbone of the North America regional team. She coordinates and edits the quarterly reports and monitor qualitative reports for the region.

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, and holds a M. Sc. in Economics from London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

Hasan Saleh
Hasan Saleh

Hasan joined Quantum-Web in December 2013 and works as a Market Analyst covering the Middle East and Africa region and has managed numerous studies covering telecom and internet markets around that region.

Mr. Saleh manages continuous research programs which gather qualitative data thus providing insights into the latest market trends for Quantum-Web’s consulting projects.

Tom Patterson
Tom Patterson
Market Analyst

Tom has extensive experience in the fields of technology and telecommunications.

He covers Northern Europe market where his understanding of operational and financial of telecoms and media is vital to monitor operators performance in the region.

Danielle Gomez
Danielle Gomez
Market Analyst

Danielle is an Associate Market Analyst for the Latin America region and is based in Brasilia.

She is responsible for driving research initiatives across the Latin America market.

She coordinates and edits the quarterly reports and monitor qualitative reports for the region.

Danielle graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amhest.

Dian Wulandari
Dian Wulandari
Market Analyst

Dian is an Associate Market Analyst for the Asia Pacific region and is based in Jakarta.

She is responsible of collecting KPIs of the operators in the region and write short briefs on telecoms market with primary focus on wireless broadband market.

Dian graduated from the University of Gadjah Mada with a degree in Economics.

Karen Hicks
Karen Hicks
Senior Analyst

Karen is a senior analyst for the broadband & internet channel of Quantum-Web. She also contributes to our Country profiles’ Quantum-Web’s research service focused on fixed-line telecoms.

Karen’s main focus is the development of residential fixed-broadband services in Europe. She analyses operator strategies, subscriber data, and market developments and trends including relevant regulatory changes and progress towards next-generation networks.

She also contributes to Quantum-Web’s fixed-broadband subscriber forecast updates and Quantum-Web’s broadband reports. Since 2010, Karen has been writing specifically about Europe’s fixed-broadband markets but has covered the telecoms sector since 2009.

Rick Croft
Rick Croft
Data Analyst

Rick has more than 5 years’ experience in telecommunications sector.
Rick specialises in the effective application of quantitative statistical methods to assist clients with the prediction of market size and future trends together with brand perception studies and surveys to better understand and thus better satisfy consumers.
Mr. Croft has a M.Sc in Economics from London School of Economics and is fluent in both English and French.

Janice Brown
Janice Brown
Senior Editor

Janice is a senior editor of Quantum-Web. She contributes to our reports and the website content.
She contributes to our reports and press releases and writes relevant stories on a daily basis

Christina Pavlov
Christina Pavlov
Market Analyst

Christina joined Quantum-Web in June 2013 as the second member of the Quantum-Web office in Europe and Central Asia. As a market analyst in the she undertakes research in the field of DSL and Cable Internet in the region.
Christina graduated from the University of Bucharest with a Bachelor in Business Administration.
She is fluent in English, Romanian and Russian.