Keith Kirkpatrick

Principal Analyst, Tractica

Keith Kirkpatrick is a principal analyst contributing to Tractica’s User Interface Technologies and Artificial Intelligence practices, with a focus on emerging technologies for automotive, consumer, enterprise, and industrial markets.  Kirkpatrick, who is based in New York, has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of research, marketing, and consulting-based fields.

Kirkpatrick began his career as a financial and technology journalist, and has written for a wide variety of national and trade publications, including Investment Dealers’ Digest, The Red Herring, BusinessWeek, The Communications of the ACM, and Mobile Computing & Communications, among others.  Kirkpatrick has also developed expertise in primary and secondary research, and has authored a wide range of primary market forecast studies covering a range of technology and communications topics.  He has authored reports for ABI Research, Navigant Research, and his own firm, 4K Research & Consulting, LLC.

Kirkpatrick is a member of the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) and the Alliance of Alternative Asset Professionals (TAAAPs).  He holds a BA in magazine journalism and sociology from Syracuse University.

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