Kaustubha Parkhi is Principal Analyst with Insight Research, twenty-eight-year-old telecom-focused market research and consulting enterprise. Through Insight Research, Kaustubha is deeply associated with SDN, NFV and IoT technologies. He specializes in covering new and emerging technologies in markets that are relatively information-opaque. Over the past fourteen years, Kaustubha has conducted market research and consulting assignments for a wide array of telecommunications, electronics and industrial engineering technologies including, Compound Semiconductors, Digital Rights Management, Handset Input Interfaces, Hydraulics, Interconnects, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications, Managed Services, Mashups, Medical Electronics Nanotechnology in Mobile Devices, Optical Fiber Technologies, OSS-BSS, Pneumatics, Printed Circuit Boards, Software Defined Radios, Solid State Devices, Semiconductor Packaging, Transparent Electronics and Unified Communications among other areas. He has authored multiple market research reports and worked on custom-consulting assignments. Kaustubha has close to nineteen years of work experience in areas of pre-sales, product management, network operations, technical documentation, and business development; apart from market research. Kaustubha holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Telecommunications and a Master of Management Studies (equivalent of M.B.A.) degree in Systems. He is based in Bangalore.