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Profile—Charles King, Pund-IT® president and principal analyst

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Charles King- President Pund-IT®

Charles King is one of the most frequently quoted IT industry analysts in the business, whose comments and insights are regularly featured in national media outlets (Wall Street Journal, CIO Journal, USA Today, Reuters, Business Week, San Jose Mercury News and Silicon Valley Business Times) and on IT industry-centric news sites (eWeek, Computerworld, ECT News, IDG and TechTarget).


Since founding Pund-IT® in December 2004, Charles has published regular commentaries in his analyst newsletter, Pund-IT® Weekly Review. Along with his own work, the Weekly Review features reports by guest independent industry analysts covering everything from emerging mobile consumer devices to enterprise data center technologies. The Weekly Review enjoys a strong following among IT executive leaders marketing and communications professionals and technology journalists.


As a business computing industry generalist, Charles believes firmly in the power of traditional and emerging information channels to deliver key messages and insights. For over two decades, he has focused on business technology evolution and interpreting the effects these changes will have on vendors, their customers and partners, and the greater IT marketplace.
Pund-IT® and Charles King are represented by business agent Fred Abbott at Valley View Ventures – phone: 978-254-1639, email:


Recent Reports

CES 2021 – Dell Spotlights WFH Innovations

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  January 13, 2021 Though my work as an industry analyst largely involves business technologies, I’ve made it a point to attend the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas since I launched Pund-IT... Continue reading

Covalent’s AirCarbon Meets IBM Blockchain on LinuxONE

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  January 13, 2021 Beyond commercial demand the price of goods often has an historical or cultural basis, like the value attributed to precious gems and minerals, fine art and famous jewelry. However,... Continue reading

Remembering the Lessons of 2020

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  January 6, 2021 By any measure, 2020 is a year most would prefer to forget. The uncontrollable spread of Covid-19 and related economic crises slammed places and people in every corner of the globe. Here in the... Continue reading

IBM’s Bayesian Optimization Accelerator and the Journey to Commercial Viability

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  December 16, 2020 How complex computing technologies become commercial solutions is often unclear. In most instances, launch announcements mark the first time the public hears about such products. However, that... Continue reading