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The market research business of Electronic Trend Publications has been acquired by
New Venture Research Corp.  In the coming weeks this website will be integrated into the New Venture website. In the meantime, you can still call us at 1-408-244-1100 or email us at


Analysts and Consultants


Randall Sherman is President of New Venture Research Corp., a California market research and business consulting firm focused on the EMS/ODM and OEM electronics manufacturing industries.  Mr. Sherman has served as principal analyst for ETP/NVR’s reports on the EMS industry for almost two decades and recently has been engaged in research in advanced printed electronics, nanotechnology and advanced energy technologies. He began his career as a telecom network design engineer for Honeywell and has since held senior positions at various market research firms including Creative Strategies and Frost and Sullivan. Mr. Sherman holds an undergraduate degree in Astrophysics, a MSEE from the University of Colorado and an MBA from the Edinburgh School of Business.



Sandra Winkler is the senior analyst for IC packaging at New Venture Research Corp (formerly Electronic Trend Publications).  She began her analyst career as an independent consultant to the telecommunications industry nearly 20 years ago. Since 1995, Ms Winkler has authored all of ETP/NVR widely cited reports on IC packaging. She has spoken at numerous industry conferences and is a contributing editor for Chip Scale Review magazine. Ms. Winkler has an MBA from Santa Clara University.





Frank Klomp is the Principal Consultant of Alerta Marketing Intelligence, a research-based consulting firm, located in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. He specializes in creating Marketing Intelligence and enabling Marketing Strategies. Holding a Master’s degree in International Economic Relations, Mr. Klomp has 20 years of experience on the client side, creating Visions about Business Models and Value Propositions, proactively informing and advising decision makers in Banking, Electronics, and the Public Sector. He has previously held senior Marketing Intelligence positions at Assembleon (formerly Philips Electronic Manufacturing Technology), and other divisions of Philips Electronics. Mr. Klomp emphasizes the importance of qualitative information to support effective decision making processes, and has a very clear focus on emerging markets.

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