Ian Weightman

Senior Vice President, Technology, IHS Markit


Austin, Texas, US


Ian Weightman was a senior vice president at IHS Markit from 2017 to 2019, leading one of the world’s largest global technology market intelligence providers of data, analytics and insight. Mr. Weightman led the team of analysts, researchers and consultants who cover the major technology markets, including telecom, industrial and power technologies, consumer electronics, IT and networking, security, displays, healthcare technology, media and semiconductors, as well as Rootmetrics, benchmarking and  tear downs. In 2019, he helped reach an active agreement between IHS Markit and Informa to exchange business units in ways that beneficially augment the markets of the respective companies. Mr. Weightman was a founder and president of IMS Research, which was acquired by IHS Markit in 2012. Prior to IMS, he was European strategic marketing manager for ASIC products at Texas Instruments (1984-1985). He attained a B.Sc. (Hons.) in electrical and electronic engineering from Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom.