Richard Hurst, respected ICT industry analyst and management consultant, has died.
Hurst held a number of positions over the years, most recently as director: enterprise research at Africa Analysis.
He also held positions at Ovum, IDC and BMI-TechKnowledge.
At Africa Analysis, Hurst was responsible for the creation of the company’s enterprise research programme, covering range of topics from technologies, to services, and operator profiles.
He had published various studies covering market sizing data as well as forecasts on the use of fixed-line and mobile wireless technologies; as well as investigations of the regulatory environment and how current and future changes are expected to impact market developments and future growth.
Hurst graduated from the University of South Africa.