Sr. Analyst / Mobility
Rich Karpinski is a senior analyst with Yankee Group's Network Research Group with expertise in mobile service provider and mobile ecosystem issues. Karpinski focuses heavily on mobile operator business models, service delivery strategies and the overall dynamics of the mobile ecosystem, including the interaction of carriers and providers of over-the-top applications, services and capabilities.
Before joining Yankee Group, Karpinski was Editor-in-Chief of Connected Planet (formerly Telephony), where he led a staff in covering the service provider market. He has spent a career covering high-tech markets – both telecom and enterprise IT – for publications including Interactive Age, Communications Week, Information Week and Network Computing, while also spending time on the “other side of the fence” working in marketing for supply chain software provider E2open and as an analyst for Net Market Makers.
Karpinski holds a B.A. from the University of Illinois and an M.S. from Syracuse University.