Practice Leader — Technology
Mr Hegarty joined Blue Heron in 2015. He has over 20 years experience as a strategic advisor, research analyst and technology journalist to software, finance and public relations clients. Before joining Blue Heron, he delivered primary research, competitive intelligence, as well as product research and development and M&A strategies for US, European and Asia-Pac technology/telecommunication companies. Previously, he served as research analyst at Ziff Brothers Investments, a family investment firm, for over 11 years. Earlier in his career, Ray worked as a technology analyst for 451 Research and held a senior position at Informa PLC. He has an MSc in Information Technology from Cranfield University, an MA in the Sociology of Contemporary Culture from York University and a BA (Hons) from De Montfort University. He has appeared on CNBC and written for Business Week and the Financial Times.