David O Cinneide

David is a quantitative analyst specializing in technology and business. His work spans industries (blue-chip tech, financial services, airlines, and digital media) and functions (sales, marketing, research and development, and finance). He lives, breathes, and writes about data, technology, and global trends. He considers chess and data visualization to be art.

David has held analyst positions at Apple, developing the product unit forecast for Apple’s channel business in Southeast Asia, serving as key analyst for the Apple Watch, and managing iPad supply to meet demand. David also spent time at the Richard Chandler Corp., where he helped shape investment strategy with reporting and custom metrics, and chaired meetings with global organizations such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. He has written for the Economist Intelligence Unit on the challenges facing internet businesses in the developing world. Today he consults with businesses that want to become more data-driven.

David has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Trinity College Dublin and a master’s in economic policy from the University of the Basque Country.