Mr. Francis Sideco

Vice President, Semiconductor, IT and Networking | IHS

Francis Sideco is the research leader for the IHS Semiconductor, IT and Networking group which includes research teams focused on the Internet of Things, Mobile Electronics, Consumer Electronics, Automotive Electronics, Memory, Sensors & Core Semiconductors, Enterprise & Service Provider Networking, Connectivity, Data Centers and Compute Platforms.

Francis joined IHS from Comarco Wireless Test Solutions where he led the company’s strategic marketing organization. At Comarco, he was responsible for strategic product direction, product management and product marketing worldwide. Leading a multi-national development team, Francis had a major part in the development of Comarco’s Seven.Five wireless test system, the first field test system that allows wireless carriers to evaluate, compare and analyze their quality of service from the perspective of the ultimate end user. He has been featured in various articles in major publications such as Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg.

Francis received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Loyola Marymount University