Jill Aldort is a Director at The NPD Group, focusing on wearable technology and mobile accessories. She joined The NPD Group in 2008 and has since worked closely with some of the leading companies in wearables, as well as top tier wireless carriers and accessory manufacturers to provide insights on macro trends, retail dynamics, and the competitive landscape.
Prior to joining NPD, she was a lead mobile industry analyst at Yankee Group, developing expertise in mobile Internet applications including social networking, search, and location-based services. She was also industry analyst at InfoTrends, counseling many of the largest mobile and imaging manufacturers on the transformation of mobile phones into cameras and the resulting impact on the photography industry.
She has spoken at numerous national and international conferences and has been sought by major publications such as The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, and USA TODAY.