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All posts tagged "Mary Meeker"

  • Mary Meeker files: we are entering the age of the reimagination of everything

    Once a year, all of the tech world stops to listen to what influential analyst Mary Meeker has to say. According to Meeker, current trends show a slight dip in internet user growth but she highlights that emerging markets are showing the fastest growth in terms of internet usage. This growth can be seen more rapidly in what she calls "difficult to monetise developing markets" like India, Indonesia and Nigeria. Meeker, a partner at VC company Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB), unveiled her annual trends report at the Code Conference this week. The report highlights the disruption that...

  • The smartphone revolution may be unstoppable, but it’s only just begun

    Last month, we gave you the low-down on internet prophet Mary Meeker's 2012 Internet Trends. One of the things that Meeker pointed out is that mobile traffic is growing at a tremendous rate, accounting for nearly 10% of all internet traffic. Interestingly, 3G subscriptions only account for 18% of the world's total mobile subscriptions. The enormous number of 3G subscriptions that took place in emerging markets like India and Brazil suggest that mobile is exploding in a way that very few other technologies ever achieve in a year. The driving force for this is the smartphone. But analysts are...

  • Emerging markets are driving the web, no bubble in sight: The Meeker files

    Emerging market countries are driving internet growth. Thing is, it’s not the only the usual BRIC suspects that are steering the ship. In fact the countries that are really surging ahead include likes of The Philippines, India, and Indonesia. That’s according to the 2012 Internet Trends report from renowned web analyst Mary Meeker, sometimes referred to as the "Queen of the Net". Meeker, a partner at VC company Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB), unveiled her annual trends report at All Things Digital’s D10 conference. According to Meeker, there are now 2.3-billion web users around the world. Despite continued...

  • Women in tech: Leading the geek world one stiletto at a time

    It seems no matter how much society evolves, women are always left just that little bit behind. No, this is not an article about gender equality -- this is a tech site for crying out loud. As Google's Marissa Mayer recently wrote about IBM CEO Virginia Rometty for her inclusion in TIME magazine's 100 most influential people of 2012, "women in the workplace and women in technology will be key drivers of global competitiveness and innovation in the future." Interestingly, Rometty and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg are the only two tech company heads on the list which included 38...

  • Global internet trends you should know: From the Meeker Files

    "Queen of the Net" and acclaimed web analyst Mary Meeker delivered one of her landmark presentations on worldwide internet trends at a recent Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. When Meeker speaks, people listen. They listen very carefully. Meeker has become famous for her incisive presentations on the state of the internet, bringing it all together in a way that makes sense. In "Ten Questions Internet Execs Should Ask & Answer", Meeker touches on the state of the web worldwide and how the net is evolving, analysing how the global internet order is changing with some new emerging market challengers....