Peter Sheldon

VP, Principal Analyst serving eBusiness & Channel Strategy PROFESSIONALS

Peter serves eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals. He focuses on eCommerce technologies and solutions, including B2C and B2B eCommerce platforms, mobile commerce solutions, digital in-store technologies, and digital commerce. Peter has specific expertise helping eBusiness leaders understand the integration challenges between eCommerce and back-office technologies across channels and touchpoints. His interests focus on mobile and tablet commerce trends, digital in-store experiences, multichannel retail, social commerce, and digital media.

Previous Work Experience

Peter has extensive experience working with an ecosystem of eCommerce technologies, including eCommerce platforms, mobile commerce solutions, content management, web analytics, search engine marketing (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO), digital asset management, payment systems, and social media, to name a few. Peter has more than 13 years of experience in eCommerce and web technologies. Most recently, Peter held both product management and product marketing positions at Elastic Path, a leading eCommerce platform vendor. He also worked as a senior business analyst at JP Morgan and Ford Motor Company, where he started his career in eCommerce developing a direct online channel for new vehicle sales in the UK. Peter's experience spans both business and technology, including business analysis, product management, product marketing, solution architecture, user experience, and online marketing.


Peter holds a BEng in manufacturing systems engineering from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland.

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  • Online Display Advertising
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:"Viewability" Brings Transparency To The Display Ads Market

    Both Advertisers And Publishers Will Benefit From The Adoption Of A Reliable Method To Measure And Report Ad Impressions

    The emergence of a new standard, which will clearly define what a valid display ad impression is and use gross ratings points (GRPs) as its currency, is the first step toward creating a more...

    • Downloads: 308
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Reasons For US Advertising Spending Shift From Offline To Online Media

    ForecastView Document

    Forrester recently published our online display, paid search, and social media advertising forecasts in the US. As per Forrester estimates, total US online spending, which includes online display,...

    • Downloads: 20
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Interactive Channels To Watch In 2014

    This report is the latest installment in an annual series on how marketing leaders leverage interactive channels. Email marketing and display advertising still top marketer's lists, but mobile and...

    • Downloads: 374
  • Report:The State Of Online Video Advertising In North America, 2013

    The Growing Pains Of An Increasingly Popular Advertising Platform

    In 2008 and 2010, Forrester assessed the state of the online video advertising market in the US and Canada, which was a nascent and fast-growing industry at the time. Today we are again looking at...

    • Downloads: 516
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Online Display Advertising Forecast, 2013 To 2018 (US)

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    Online and offline advertising spending by marketers. Segments online display spending by pricing scheme, media format, and share of spending through ad networks. Includes historical data going back...

    • Downloads: 13
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Extend Your Marketing Into Games

    See Through The Myths, And Tap Games As A Medium For Marketing

    Are you looking to deliver interactive, integrated marketing messages and advertising to reach an attractive, broad base of users in a medium where emotional response is predictable and guaranteed?...

    • Downloads: 380
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Best Practices For Display Marketing

    Processes: The Digital Media Buying Playbook

    As more and more marketing leaders buy digital media programmatically, the technologies and processes they use are rapidly maturing. Whether you're a digital media buying skeptic working to build a...

    • Downloads: 704
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Assessing The Digital Marketing Opportunity Across The Globe

    The Forrester Readiness Index: Digital Marketing, 2015

    When evaluating global markets, digital marketing vendors and agencies need to consider more than just a country's macroeconomic conditions or online advertising spending. They need to understand...

    • Downloads: 170
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Online Video Platforms For Sales And Marketing

    Vendors Focus On Folding Video Into Marketing Operations

    Digital video is the fastest growing advertising format and an established content marketing tactic. As marketing leaders get more programmatic about using video to nurture leads and customers, they...

    • Downloads: 196
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Interactive Marketing Forecast By Industry, 2012 To 2017 (US)

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    Company spending on interactive marketing spending segmented by industries. Each industry's spending is further broken into the various components of interactive marketing: display, paid search, SEO,...

    • Downloads: 18
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Interactive Marketing Forecast By Industry, 2013 To 2018 (US)

    ForecastView Spreadsheet

    Breaks out company spending on interactive marketing segmented by 12 industries. Each industry's spending is further broken into the various components of interactive marketing: display, paid search,...

    • Downloads: 16
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Digital Will Win The Day, But Which Channels Will Win Digital?

    ForecastView Document

    Forrester recently published updates to its US digital marketing forecasts, including search engine marketing, display advertising, social advertising, and email marketing. This report examines...

    • Downloads: 20
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Ad Fraud: Tackle Digital Ads' Dirty Little Secret And Make Money In The Process

    Publishers That Deliver Transparent And Fraud-Free Ad Inventory Environments See Greater Advertisers' Investments

    Even the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) admits there is a significant level of fraud in the digital advertising ecosystem. It exists in display, mobile, and video. Brand marketers, who control...

    • Downloads: 146
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:European Online Display Goes Programmatic

    Demystifying Programmatic Ad Trading In Key European Markets

    Programmatic trading of online display advertising is revolutionizing the way advertisers and publishers buy and sell display advertising. In 2014, we saw a dramatic increase in the adoption of...

    • Downloads: 95
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:US Digital Marketing Forecast, 2014 To 2019

    Spend Will Top $100 Billion, Overtaking Television Advertising

    By 2019, marketing leaders will spend more than $103 billion on search marketing, display advertising, social media marketing, and email marketing — more than they will on broadcast and cable...

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  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Online Display Advertising Forecast, 2013 To 2018 (Western Europe)

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    Total advertising spending by country and online display spending for each of the 17 Western European countries. Online display spending is further segmented at the regional level by media format....

    • Downloads: 14
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:In-Stream Audio Advertising

    Expand Your Buys, Extend Your Reach, And Get Advertising Traction On Mobile

    In-stream audio is an attractive medium, as it offers a unique user experience supported by targeted reach and guaranteed impressions to support brand goals. In-stream audio advertising is a...

    • Downloads: 334
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Why Facebook Is Failing Marketers

    The Leading Social Network Has Abandoned Social Marketing

    For years, Facebook has teased marketers with its potential to redefine their industry. And considering Facebook's enormous audience, its ever-growing cache of affinity data, and its potential to...

    • Downloads: 689
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Social Media Forecast, 2012 To 2017 (US)

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    Online social media spending by companies, segmented by spending on integrated campaigns, agency fees, display ads on social networks, and technology spending. Agency fees spending is broken out by...

    • Downloads: 12
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Online Display Advertising Forecast, 2014 To 2019 (US)

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    While various forms of interactive marketing and channels are taking hold, marketers are distributing their advertising budgets in order to find the most effective form of advertising to meet their...

    • Downloads: 7
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Consumers Want Online Advertising To Be Relevant, Respectful, And Rewarding

    Forrester Technographics® Digital Consumer Community Report, September 2012

    In the age of the always addressable customer, where hyperconnected consumers are increasingly savvy and demanding of the brands with which they interact, marketers must become more audience-centric...

    • Downloads: 17
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:North American Online Display Advertising Forecast, 2014 To 2019

    Landscape: The Digital Media Buying Playbook

    US online display advertising will experience a strong and steady revenue growth between 2014 and 2019, while investment in offline channels will remain nearly stagnant throughout the same period....

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  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Forrester Readiness Index: Digital Marketing, 2015

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    The Forrester Readiness Index (FRI) for digital marketing is a quantitative assessment that provides insights into the digital marketing environment and opportunity of 55 countries across the globe...

    • Downloads: 2
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Marketers Embrace The Power Of Digital Video In China

    With the widespread adoption of online video viewing platforms by Chinese consumers, marketers have seized the moment and increased their investment levels in the new medium. However, marketers have...

    • Downloads: 191
  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    Report:Understand Operational Nuances To Achieve Success With Google Product Listing Ads

    Introduced in late 2012 as a paid model, Google's Product Listing Ads (PLAs) were readily embraced by marketers of all types. Throughout the past year, spend has increased and the number of PLA...

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