Senior Research Analyst, Telecom and Networking, Africa, IDC

Having joined IDC in September 2013 as a telecom research analyst, Leonard Kore primarily carries out research in the telecommunications industry in the East Africa region, specializing in vertical markets, market intelligence, enterprise mobility, and cloud services. He also contributes to telecommunications consulting and advisory projects focused on East, West, and Southern Africa.

Prior to joining IDC, he had a short stint at Toyota Kenya as a management trainee. He also worked for one and half years as a research assistant at @iLabAfrica – Strathmore University, working on projects for Google, the World Bank, Intel, and Safaricom.

Leonard is currently finishing an MSc in Mobile Telecommunications and Innovations in the Safaricom Academy – Strathmore University, and has attained a Bachelor of Business and IT degree from the same university.

Leonard is fluent in English and Swahili.