Philippe Winthrop has spent his entire career researching emerging technologies and their impact on the corporate value chain. Philippe started his career at GeoPartners research, a boutique strategy consultancy, where he worked on projects including AT&T Wireless’ adoption and migration path to GSM from TDMA as well as the impact of the 1996 Telecom Deregulation Act on Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs).
After GeoPartners, Philippe joined IDC's European IT Services Research group where he spearheaded a wide variety of research and consulting projects for the Top 50 IT Services companies in Western Europe.
After IDC, Philippe created Axle Ventures, a boutique business planning consultancy focused on SMEs. There, Philippe worked with a wide variety of organizations in eCommerce, Healthcare and IT to help them develop winning go to market strategies.
Philippe then moved on to a Boston based marketing services firm where he launched the Wireless and Mobility research practice. There, he conducted ground-breaking research to quantify the tangible value of key mobile and wireless technologies, including enterprise mobility strategy adoption, Fixed Mobile Convergence, enterprise WiFi adoption, application deployment on WLANs and more.
Philippe recently ended his analyst career after a successful tenure at Strategy Analytics where he spearheaded thought leadership on enterprise mobility management and the growing issues around individual and corporate liable devices. He is keenly interested in:
- Wireless Procurement & Provisioning
- Mobile Device Management
- Mobile Application Management
- Mobile Service Management
- Security Management
- Wireless Expense Management
- Help Desk/End User Support for Mobility
- Mobile Device Retirement/Replacement
Philippe is also a frequent speaker and presenter and currently sits on the advisory boards of:
- Mobile Enterprise Magazine;
- The Mobile Connect Event;
- Cemaphore Systems; and
- Celio Corporation, the maker of the REDFLY mobile companion.
Philippe is now working on the next chapter of his enterprise mobility career. The views and opinions expressed here are not affiliated to any organization.