Mary Meeker is an American venture capitalist and former Wall Street analyst renowned for her annual Internet Trends Report, which many investors and entrepreneurs use as a touchstone for where tech is now and where it's going.
She recently published 'Coronavirus Trends Report', a 28-page document highlighting how Covid-19 will forever transform people and the tech industry.
The report states how COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate digital transformation, change how we work and boost the on-demand economy over the long term.
Businesses that are doing the best in the current crisis use cloud technologies, sell always in-demand products, can easily be found online, make other businesses more efficient and have a good social media presence.
Those dynamics are at work for restaurants, stores, online education, health providers and software companies.
“Many of these offline-to-online trends have been in place for a while,” the report says. “Covid-19 just accelerated them.”
Download and read Mary Meeker's full Covid-19 report here.
IT Professionals NZ have summarised Meeker's five key takeaways in a recent Techblog - How Covid-19 is set to change tech.