Ben Arnold covers consumer electronics with an emphasis on video and audio products. A veteran analyst, he has covered the media and technology industries for over 10 years with an eye on trends in consumer habits and usage.
Ben offers expert insight and commentary on these and other industry related topics: audio and video electronics sales and trends, consumer demographic and usage profiles, consumer attitudes at retail, and trends in device feature sets. His work has been featured extensively in industry publications TWICE and Dealerscope, and has been quoted in news and business outlets such as the Financial Times, MSNBC.com, PCMag, The Verge, The Washington Post, and Forbes. He has presented and served on panels at industry events including CES and Digital Media Conference.
In addition to his tenure at NPD, Ben has experience as a senior director at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and as a senior analyst at USA TODAY. Ben has a BA in International Relations from the University of Virginia.