Research Analysts

Amanda Darcangelo, Research Analyst



Coverage and Focus Areas
Customer buying behavior, customer satisfaction and experience, customer perception and future trends in technology, qualitative and quantitative analysis of primary and secondary industry research, outlier testing and regression analysis

Role and Responsibilities
Amanda is a research analyst on TBR’s Tailored Services team and is responsible for assessing specific client needs. Amanda’s research involves programming surveys, administering focus groups, executing quantitative analyses and targeting client needs through secondary research. She is involved in key analysis and creation of content that gives clients insight into their markets. Amanda’s experience in statistical and quantitative analyses helps lead to actionable decision making for TBR’s clients.

Experience and Background
Prior to joining TBR, Amanda was a project manager at Project Resources Group and a marketing coordinator with Building Envelope Technologies.

Amanda received a B.A. in political science from State University of New York at Buffalo. She participated in the Midwest Political Science Association Conference in 2014, presenting statistical analysis on the measurements and influences of wealth disparity globally through the creation of quantitative measurements as well as through panel data regression and in-depth analysis.

Kelly Lesiczka, Research Analyst



Coverage and Focus Areas
IT consulting, management consulting, systems integration, application outsourcing, ITO, BPO, cloud, mobility, security, industry IT services (e.g., financial services, healthcare, public sector), global service delivery, custom research, professional services

Role and Responsibilities
Kelly Lesiczka is a research analyst in TBR’s Professional Services Practice. Kelly’s vendor coverage includes Cisco Services, CSC, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services, IBM Global Services, Infosys and Infosys Cloud. She also contributes to TBR’s IT Services Vendor Benchmark, Global Delivery Benchmark and Analytics & Insights Professional Services Vendor Benchmark as well as conducts primary research for custom projects.

Experience and Background
Kelly joined TBR as an intern contributing to the Professional Services and Cloud practices. Prior to joining TBR, she worked as a marketing intern at the Long Group, assisting with database analysis and market research, and as an operations intern at Single Digits, maintaining day-to-day processes and the company’s Salesforce account.

Kelly graduated cum laude from Saint Anselm College with a double major in business and sociology and a minor in human relations and work. She is also a member of Pi Gammu Mu, the international honor society in social sciences.

Stephanie Long, Research Analyst



Coverage and Focus Areas
Server evolution and adoption, storage networking, unified and cluster storage, cloud integration, data center infrastructure, virtualization, modularity, energy efficiency, analytics, big data, converged systems, hyperconverged, hyperscale, software-defined storage, software-defined networking, security, threat protection, malware prevention, cloud security, mobile security, managed security services, risk management

Role and Responsibilities
Stephanie Long is a research analyst in TBR’s Data Center Practice, with a concentration on the server market, including: hyperscale, hyperconverged, industry-standard servers, proprietary servers, mainframes, server virtualization, and cloud components. Stephanie contributes to TBR’s quarterly syndicated reports researching vendors including Dell Technologies, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, NetApp and Symantec across the spectrum of data center and security technologies. Stephanie also assesses and analyzes vendors’ financial and market strategies for TBR’s data center- and security-related benchmarks, market forecasts and market landscapes.

Experience and Background
Prior to joining TBR, Stephanie spent five years in the public education sector. In that role, she developed curriculum utilizing her research, presentation and analysis skills and instructed students, including in economics for adult education.

Stephanie holds an M.Ed. in secondary education and a B.A. in history from the University of New Hampshire.

Noman Pathan, Research Analyst

Coverage and Focus Areas
Storage evolution and adoption, storage networking, data center infrastructure, hyperconverged, software-defined storage, software-defined networking, flash storage, object storage, custom research, industry profiling

Role and Responsibilities
Noman Pathan is a research analyst in TBR’s Data Center Practice with a concentration on the storage market, including flash storage and hyperconverged. Noman contributes to TBR’s quarterly research reports on vendors such as Dell Technologies, IBM, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Fujitsu and NetApp. Noman also analyzes vendors’ financial and market strategies for TBR’s data center benchmarks, market forecasts, market landscapes and custom research studies.

Experience and Background
Prior to joining TBR, Noman worked at New Forest Capital, a private equity search fund in Cambridge, Mass. He was responsible for business development with investment banks and primary business owners who were interested in selling their business.

Noman received a B.S. in business administration with a dual concentration in accounting and finance from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. There he and his team developed a business plan that was selected as a top 3 finalist among 80 submissions in the core management program.

Zachary Rabel, Research Analyst



Coverage and Focus Areas
Custom research, survey programming and design, data analysis, customer research, industry profiling

Role and Responsibilities
Zachary Rabel, a research analyst in TBR’s Engagement Services practice, participates in research and data analysis for custom projects and uses quantitative and statistical analysis to provide custom insight for TBR clients. Zachary contributes to research and analysis spanning all of TBR’s core technology coverage areas as well as industry-specific analysis of technology trends. He contributes to TBR’s programmatic customer research, including for Corporate IT Buying Behavior & Customer Satisfaction Studies, business intelligence studies and cloud customer studies.

Experience and Background
Prior to joining TBR Zachary was an intern at Springfield No One Leaves, a grassroots, member-led organization in Springfield, Mass., organized around the negative impact of the housing crisis and economic inequality.

Zachary received a B.A. in social thought and political economy and in economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He earned great distinction from Commonwealth Honors College for his thesis, “The Transition From Communism to Capitalism: A Comparative Study of Estonia, Russia and Ukraine.”

Keegan Twomey, Research Analyst



 

 

 

 

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