• John Day, Chief Executive Officer

    John Day leads TechInsights, coming to the role with long international executive experience at senior levels, in Europe, Asia and in North America, in business media, business intelligence and business data businesses: before this current role, he most recently led The JOC Group, serving the international shipping community – the business is now a successful division of IHS Inc.; before that he led RISI Inc. the leading provider of indispensable market intelligence to the global forest products industry. John’s background is in finance and he leads by building sound strategy and creating crisp, empowered, and accountable organizations to deliver on that strategy.

    Andy Millen, Chief Financial Officer

    Andy Millen is a Certified Management Accountant with over 25 years of experience in the High Technology sector, successfully leading Finance teams in both private and publicly-held companies. Along with a passion for performance management and process improvement, Andy brings his experience in risk management and compliance to a balanced business approach.

    Mike McLean, Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property Services

    Mike Mclean is recognized as a leader in the IP and Patent Strategy market. He has worked extensively with the technology practices of major law firms, the in-house corporate counsel teams of key technology companies, and external licensing agencies to develop, support and execute complex patent strategies.

    Joel Martin, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Teardown.com

    Joel Martin is an acclaimed analyst, advisor, and strategist and has worked with a global client base to develop and execute go-to-market plans. Over his career he has advised over 100 technology suppliers and partners on how to achieve market growth in industry segments, customer size segments, and across geographies.

    John Kumhyr, Senior Vice President, Global Sales

    John Kumhyr leads global sales for TechInsights. With over 25 years of global experience in the technology sector, he has held senior leadership positions with industry leaders including Infineon, Siemens, AMCC and Gennum. He began his career as an engineer with Mitel Semiconductor.

    Jason Abt, Vice President, Technical Services

    Jason’s background includes over 16 years of experience in the semiconductor and electronics industry. Prior to taking on his current position, Jason has held a number of technical and business roles, including the analysis of leading electronic systems and semiconductor devices. Jason has worked across a number of technologies such as wireless connectivity, data storage, and advanced logic processes, and led the development of the advanced tools and processes used to analyze them. Jason has a Bachelor's of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from Queen's University, Canada.

    Kent Flint, Vice President, Human Resources

    With a background supporting some of Canada’s most recognized companies as a consultant and as an in-house HR leader, Kent Flint oversees global Human Resources strategy and programs at TechInsights. He received his B.A. (Honours) from the University of Guelph as well as a B. Ed. specializing in Adult Education from Brock University.


TechInsights originated in 1989 as Semiconductor Insights. Now, 25+ years later, we are headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with state of the art labs, an expansive research portfolio and over 180 employees worldwide.