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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

Dell’s Latitude 7320 Detachable and the Value of Business-Class Ultra-Portable Laptops

By Charles King, Pund-IT  July 28, 2021 Since early 2013, the year Microsoft launched its first Surface Pro, PC vendors have been exploring the value and limits of detachable or ultra-portable 2-in-1 laptops. The general approach was... Continue reading

Dell and the OEM Roots of Edge Computing

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  July 21, 2021 The original equipment manufacturer (OEM) model is deeply ingrained in the tech and consumer electronic industries, as well as in other markets where commercial products depend on industry... Continue reading

Windows 11 – With Intel’s Help, Microsoft Pivots to Hybrid Personal Computing

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  June 30, 2021 It’s been over half a decade since a Windows operating system (OS) launch made significant headlines – June 1, 2015, in fact when Microsoft introduced Windows 10 with an "Upgrade Your World"... Continue reading

IBM, GlobalFoundries and Creative Divestitures

By Charles King, Pund-IT®  June 23, 2021 Divesting or selling business assets happens pretty regularly in the technology industry. Why so? For tactical and strategic reasons bolstered by the evolutionary nature of tech products and... Continue reading