Rich Karpinski

Rich Karpinski

Research Director, Voice of the Enterprise - IoT | Principal Analyst, Mobile Operator Strategies | Chicago, IL

Biography

Rich Karpinski is Research Director for 451 Research’s Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things survey and advisory offering. In that capacity, Rich tracks, analyzes and anticipates the pace and direction of IoT adoption, overseeing 451’s quarterly survey of IoT adopters. In addition to that role, Rich closely tracks the evolution of mobile operator business models – including IoT and other digital service strategies – and works with 451’s mobile operator customers to help them understand market trends and plot strategies.

Rich joined 451 Research in 2013 with the acquisition of mobility research firm Yankee Group. Before that, 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, working in marketing for supply chain software provider E2open and as an analyst for Net Market Makers.

Karpinski holds a BA from the University of Illinois and an MS from Syracuse University.

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Recent Research from Rich Karpinski

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Budgets and Outlook - Quarterly Customer Narratives

    The Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Budgets and Outlook survey was conducted from December 2017 through February 2018. The Quarterly Customer Narratives provide a detailed tracker of customer feedback from approximately 12 in-depth telephone interviews with end users, segmented by respondent, company size, vendor(s) used and theme (190-quote Excel report). The survey represents approximately 750 completed questionnaires and 12 individual interviews with leading-edge senior IT executives primarily based in North America, Europe and Asia, providing a 'narrative' view of the market. In addition to regular quarterly topics, this survey focuses on budget, spending and decision-making trends in IoT.

    Internet of Things

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Budgets and Outlook - Quarterly Advisory Report

    The Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Budgets and Outlook survey was conducted from December 2017 through February 2018. The survey represents approximately 750 completed surveys and approximately 12 individual conversations with leading-edge senior IT executives primarily based in North America, Europe and Asia. In addition to regular quarterly topics, this survey focuses on budget, spending and decision-making trends in IoT.

    Internet of Things

  • North America Mobile Carrier Monitor, March 2018

    The North America Mobile Carrier Monitor delivers ongoing quarterly tracking of the key performance benchmarks of 12 individual mobile operators in the United States and Canada. Key indicators include details on lines, revenue, usage, costs, churn and financial reporting. It is delivered in an Excel pivot table including historical tracking up to the most current quarter.

    Mobile Telecom

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Budgets and Outlook - Regional and Worldwide Crosstabs

    The Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Budgets and Outlook survey was conducted from December 2017 through February 2018. The quarterly Excel Crosstab includes complete worldwide and regional survey results, including key metrics and segmentations. The survey represents approximately 750 completed surveys and approximately 12 individual conversations with leading-edge senior IT executives primarily based in North America, Europe and Asia, providing a 'narrative' view of the market. In addition to regular quarterly topics, this survey focuses on budget, spending and decision-making trends in IoT.

    Internet of Things

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Budgets and Outlook - Quarterly Worldwide Crosstabs

    The Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Budgets and Outlook survey was conducted from December 2017 through February 2018. The quarterly Excel Crosstab includes complete worldwide survey results, including key metrics and segmentations. The survey represents approximately 750 completed surveys and approximately 12 individual conversations with leading-edge senior IT executives primarily based in North America, Europe and Asia, providing a 'narrative' view of the market. In addition to regular quarterly topics, this survey focuses on budget, spending and decision-making trends in IoT.

    Internet of Things

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