Kiran Unni - Analyst Profile

Research Director
Frost & Sullivan
Measurement & Instrumentation


Functional Expertise

13 years of industry expertise, which include growth consulting and market research. Particular expertise in:
-Test & Measurement
-Sensors & Instrumentation
-Electronics Manufacturing & Devices
- AutoID

Industry Expertise

§Experience base covering broad range of sectors, leveraging long-standing working relationships with leading industry participants’ Senior Executives
§Experience in wide range of consulting projects helping clients in the following
-Vertical Market Expansion
-New Product Launches
-Mergers & Acquisitions
-Competitive Intelligence
-Due Diligences on Specific Markets Sectors and Participants
-Value Chain, Opportunity and Gap Analysis

What I bring to the Team

Expertise and knowledge of the market mentioned above
Project management skills
Senior analyst with expertise in all mentioned markets

Career Highlights

Extensive expertise in growth consulting and worked on fulfilling several consulting projects
Authored several studies on global markets in sectors mentioned above
Prior market research experience in leading firms:
-Frost & Sullivan India Pvt Ltd
-SIS Infotech Pvt. Ltd


MS in Developmental Economics from Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India

Recent items from Kiran Unni

Fastest-Growing Verticals are Expected to Also Become the Largest within 20 Years
The weighing equipment market is mature but is one that has been the mainstay of business for more than 100 vendors in the United States. Growing but at a sedate pace, external influences such as regulations and changes in standards, and technological improvements in end-user industries, are expected to impact the market through 2020. This study examines trends in the market and in specific equipment segments, analyzes the top participants in each segment, and considers the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for the top competitors. It provides the main drivers and restraints that will impact the market through 2020, and breaks down revenue and unit shipment forecasts. A brief overview of the global market also is provided. This study segments equipment by product type, which is consistent with the industry’s market segmentation. Segments include: • Floor and bench scales • Checkweighers • Continuous weighing equipment • Transportation scales • Precision balance • Other weighing scales, consisting of vessel and impact scales (this segment is not discussed in detail in the study) Further breakdowns in specific segments are provided as warranted. Key questions this study will answer: • Who are the major participants in the US weighing equipment market? What are their individual strengths and weaknesses? • What are the sizes of the market segments? How are they likely to change over the forecast period? • What are the major trends influencing market growth? • What are the major challenges that vendors need to overcome to enhance growth? • What are the market dynamics from a regional perspective? Growth opportunities for vendors are discussed so market participants can apply strategic imperatives for success and growth. The study period is from 2013 to 2020, with a base year of 2015.
Published: Jan 24 2017 Market Research
Demand for mechanical gauges has been stagnant over a decade. With strong sensors’ penetration the growth of mechanical gauges has got restricted. However, the conventional applications continue relying on the mechanical gauges.
Published: Sep 29 2016 Market Insights
Frost & Sullivan has been tracking the global sensor market for different types of sensors by product type, technology, region, and vendors, for over a decade.
Published: Apr 19 2016 Market Insights
Benefiting from Old and New Application Demand, Infrared Segment Displays Dynamic Growth
This study aims to provide a quantitative model that describes revenues and forecasts of different temperature sensors and transmitters categorized into 7 different technologies types which can be further classified into wired and wireless. It also provides revenues and forecasts in terms of 17 end users of temperature transmitters that can be categorized into process and non-process industries. An overview of the competitive landscape of the level sensors and transmitters market is also provided. The scope of the study is global and covers Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, Europe, Latin America, North America. The study period is 2011 to 2021 with 2014 as the base year and 2015 to 2021 as the forecast period.
Published: Jan 11 2016 Market Research
Published: Mar 18 2014 Best Practices
Resurgence in Customer Orders Stabilizes the Market
This study analyzes growth opportunities and current trends in the global surface mount technology (SMT) placement equipment market. The increasing complexity of electronic assembly and the miniaturization of components have bolstered demand for SMT placement equipment ever since the market downturn from 2012 to early 2013. The research study includes detailed analysis into high-speed SMT placement equipment, medium-speed SMT placement equipment, and low-speed SMT placement equipment market. The study includes product, regional, technology, and competition analyses in each segment for more accurate market intelligence to aid business decisions.
Published: Dec 30 2013 Market Research
A Comprehensive View of the Most Widely Used Sensors in Different Applications
This Market Insight is a global look at the sensors markets and segments it by base sensors (pressure, temperature, level and flow), application sensors (torque, biosensors, and magnetic), and emerging sensors. Also included is an analysis of the global sensors market by key geographic region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World). This Insight covers some of the major market drivers and restraints impacting each of the sensor products covered. It provides an overview of market and technology trends and competitive scenario for each of the major sensor products covered.
Published: Jul 30 2013 Market Insights
Post-lunch session not withstanding, the industry tracks were well attended at the recent GIL Silicon Valley event. As I was facilitating the Measurement & Instrumentation (M&I) track, it was heartening to see a good mix of companies from the Test & Measurement, Sensors and Semiconductor industries. Aliston Thomas from Agilent technologies presente...
17 Sep 2010 Blog post
The Growth Innovation Leadership 2009: NA Congress was concluded in Scottsdale, Arizona in September 2009. In spite of being 9 months into one of the toughest years for businesses in the past 50 years, it was a pleasant surprise to see a large turnout in spite of several other similar conferences seeing a drop in attendee rate. The Measurement &...
07 Jan 2010 Blog post

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