Ken is a managing director at Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips in New York and leads Oaklins’ IDEA team (insights, data, experiences & analytics) and the digital media team. Ken has advised multiple clients in the insights and digital media sectors, often through complex cross-border transactions. This includes RDA Group on its sale to Ipsos, Vision Critical Research & Consulting on its sale to Maru Group/Primary Capital, MarketTools/TPG on its sale to MetrixLab and PhoCusWright on its sale to Northstar Travel Media.
Prior to Oaklins DeSilva & Phillips, Ken enjoyed a successful career in research, first as a program director at Gartner, Inc. and then as founder and CEO of New Science Associates, a subscription research and consulting firm focused on advanced information technologies, including artificial intelligence. New Science was acquired by Gartner. Ken has Series 63 and 79 certifications from FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.