Analyst Profile

George Brocklehurst

George Brocklehurst

VP Analyst

5 years at Gartner ,  19 years industry experience
United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

George Brocklehurst is a Senior Research Director and leader for the tech CEO initiatives: Corporate Development, and Product strategy and Launch. Mr. Brocklehurst is a member of Gartner's Semiconductors and Electronics research team within which his analyst covering includes product strategy and leadership with focus on semiconductor and related emerging technologies in power and energy.


Previous Experience

Mr. Brocklehurst has extensive experience in the management of engineering, marketing and sales of analog and mixed-signal technologies - including image sensors, high-speed optical communication, power management and cloud storage servers. He has worked for 8 years in large companies including Philips, Seagate, Mindspeed/MACOM as well as 10 years in startup/spin-out company environments including Nanotech Semiconductor, HiLight Semiconductor and vivaMOS. Mr. Brocklehurst has performed in a variety of product and marketing senior management roles with responsibilities in managing pan region sales territories. He has international experience in consumer, automotive, industrial and telco market sectors.

Professional Background

HiLight Semiconductor, VP Engineering and Business Development, 3 years
Nanotech Semiconductor, Director, Marketing and Sales, 6 years
Philips Semiconductor, Senior Engineer - Analog and Mixed Signal, 4 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Represented consecutive employers within the MIPI alliance, holding multiple chair roles over 5 years. The MIPI alliance is a global, collaborative organization comprising companies that span the mobile ecosystem and are committed to defining and promoting interface specifications for mobile devices.


Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Southampton
Master's Degree in Business Administration, Southampton Solent University



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