Guy Zibi is Founder and Principal of Xalam Analytics, a research and advisory firm focused on connectivity, cloud and digital infrastructure markets in emerging economies – and Africa and the Middle East (AME) in particular. Xalam blends traditional investment research approaches and economic market analysis with the use of modern data analytics, to process and analyze millions of data points on AME market digital demand, network infrastructure and digital services. In the process, Xalam is reimagining the way the AME tech sector and investors use market data and insights to make strategic decisions. Guy has more than a decade-long experience in researching and analyzing technology markets around the world and is recognized as a foremost expert in the economics of ICTs in emerging markets. He was previously Co-founder of AfricaNext Investment Research, an Africa-focused tech equity research firm, an Africa analyst with the Economist Intelligence Unit/Pyramid, and a Global Consulting Director with Pyramid Research.