Eric Hanselman is the Principal Research Analyst at 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence. He has an extensive, hands-on understanding of a broad range of IT subject areas, having direct experience in the areas of security, networks, IT transformation and semiconductors. He coordinates industry analysis across the broad portfolio of 451 Research disciplines, contributes to the Information Security and Cloud Native channels, and is a member of the Center of Excellence for Quantum Technologies. Eric helps 451 Research’s clients navigate technologies including 5G, SDN/NFV, edge computing and DevSecOps and determine their impacts and how they can best capitalize on them. He holds a patent in image compression systems, is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a VMware Certified Professional (VCP), and is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences.