Dr. Phil Hendrix
Dr. Phil Hendrix is the founder and Director of immr, a research and consulting firm focused on helping clients bring innovative new products and services to market. An expert in marketing research (both qualitative and quantitative), Phil works with clients to uncover customer needs, optimize product/service features, achieve competitive differentiation and accelerate market acceptance. He is also an analyst with GigaOm Pro, focusing on mobile and location-based services, in particular. Before founding immr, Phil was a partner with DiamondCluster and a principal with Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman). Previously, he was a professor at Emory University and the University of Michigan (with a joint appointment in the Survey Research Center), where he taught courses in research, buyer behavior and marketing strategy. Phil received his PhD in Marketing from the Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan.
Rethink Wireless is the definitive wireless news resource keeping industry professionals abreast of each day’s breaking news and developing stories from across the wireless marketplace. Rethink Wireless carries analysis, opinions and thought-pieces from respected analysts and industry leaders. Think of Rethink Wireless as an insurance policy: if something is about to rock the wireless world, Rethink delivers the heads-up.
Arvani Group is a boutique management consulting firm serving international clients in mobile and wireless markets. The firm helps clients looking for expansion opportunities in emerging technology markets; those trying to establish profitable new partnerships and business alliances; and companies aligning research and development efforts with future market needs. Clients range from major multinationals to young start-up ventures including DoCoMo, Microsoft, Otto Group, PalmSource/Access, GoTV, Casio, Shamrock Holdings, FBR Capital and Swedish Trade Council.
The Atlanta Wireless Technology Forum is a volunteer organization that produces educational events for the North Georgia area. The primary objective of the WTF is to provide a venue for communications, networking and education among members of the wireless and mobile technologies community.
Palmarés means results - literally. We are a different kind of merger and acquisitions advisor with a different viewpoint, a precise process and specialized expertise. Palmarés is expert in helping technology companies realize their full value and obtain the best possible financial outcome. We provide M&A, fundraising and strategic advisory services to a wide range of technology market segments with a specialty in mobile/wireless. We are former C-level executives and are currently board members for several emerging technology players. Our combined experience provides a wealth of strategic and financial expertise to a spectrum of clients. Although our client's objectives can be diverse, the sole focus of Palmarés Advisors is helping our clients achieve financial success. For more information, contact Clyde Foster.
Mobius Consulting is an independent consulting firm specializing in mobile and wireless technologies offering consulting services from technology strategy to system analysis and module design in WiFi, WiMAX, 3.5/4G HSPA/LTE, ZigBee, MIMO, VoIP, RTLS, RFID.
Our team of industry and academic experts have extensive experience and expertise in various vertical markets, e.g., telecom, m-health, smart grid, logistics, transportation, government, hospitality, mobile commerce and supply chain management. Our clients include operators, service providers, equipment vendors, and enterprises interested in using wireless to make their business more cost-effective, more efficient and more productive. The company founder and principal consultant is Jacob Sharony, Ph.D., MBA, a 25+ years technology veteran in wireless networking, mobile computing and information technology.
The Besen Group
The Besen Group is an international management consulting practice to the mobile data industry headquartered in the Washington DC area, with representatives in Paris and Tokyo. Its mission is to provide mobile data players with tools, knowledge, and services enabling them to perform optimally in their mobile environment. The Besen Group’s competitive edge is based on practical experience with mobile operators, mobile vendors, and a mobile data laboratory.
Unwired Nation is a software startup in Austin, TX, that provides solutions to enable ISPs and other web companies to easily develop native mobile apps for their (often hundreds) of clients. Read more about Unwired Nation's take on this explosive market opportunity here: Death by 1000 Cuts: How Mobile Devices are Killing Web Software Companies and Endangering Small Business – And What They Can Do To Avoid the Scalability Trap.