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Nathan Safran is the Principal Analyst at Blue Nile Research. Nathan is a former Forrester Research Analyst with more than 20 years of experience in the high-tech and research industries.

Nathan has been widely quoted in the tech media, cited as an industry expert in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Fortune Magazine. Nathan has published dozens of research studies and white papers in his career and written for Mashable, ReadWriteWeb and Venture Beat among others.

Prior to launching Blue Nile Research, Nathan was the Director of Research at Conductor, a leading enterprise software company.  During his time at Conductor Nathan helped build the brand by publishing numerous research studies that were covered in the media, presented at numerous industry conferences, led multi-hundred person webinars and wrote a monthly column for two industry publications. 

Nathan has extensive experience writing about both B2B and B2C subjects.