Jeff Fieldhack

Research Director | Counterpoint
Jeff Fieldhack

Pandemics, wars, component shortages, new tech: What to expect from the global smartphone market

To say the global tech sector and, in particular, the smartphone space is tumultuous is an understatement. COVID-19 spikes continue, the situation in Ukraine has no quick resolution, component shortages remain, and much of the globe is seeing extreme economic conditions. What does this mean to the overall smartphone market? Who can capitalize? Can Apple continue to steal Android subscribers with its SE update? Who is winning within foldables and new technologies? Which region will see the most growth? This talk will address these issues and more.


Jeff has 25+ years experience in technology research, business development, competitive intelligence, and business management. Prior to joining Counterpoint Research, Jeff held various research & product development roles at Microsoft, Nokia, Roth Capital Partners, and Gartner. Jeff is a member of many telecom industry organizations including Colorado Wireless Association,, CommNexus, and is a regular speaker at major telecom industry events. He was a 4x NCAA all-American in tennis and is a 12-time finisher of the Hawaii Ironman World Championships.