Wally Swain is a Senior Vice President at 451 Research focusing on emerging markets. He contributes research and consulting deliverables related to both fixed and wireless telecommunications markets. Based in Bogota, Colombia, he maintains continuous contact with the various global players to produce his analysis, demand modeling and forecasting and market reports. Wally’s expertise includes mobile telecommunications operations, M&A due diligence, strategic planning and organization design, alliance management, financial information for management, and costing and statistics modeling. Beyond Latin America, Swain has worked on strategic consulting projects in Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, The Democratic Republic of the Congo and Vietnam.
Swain holds an honors undergraduate degree and an MA degree in mathematics (statistics) from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He speaks English and Spanish fluently, and comprehends French and Portuguese.