Rich Karpinski

Rich Karpinski

Principal Analyst, Mobile Operator Strategies | Chicago, IL

Biography

Rich Karpinski is a Principal Analyst - Mobile Operator Strategies working as part of 451 Research's Mobile Telecom team. In this role, he focuses heavily on mobile operator business models, service delivery strategies and the overall dynamics of the mobile ecosystem, working closely with 451 Research's operator customers to help them understand market trends and plot future strategies. His recent focus has included new service delivery strategies, including telecom data as a service (TDaaS), offer-driven business models and digital service strategies, including coverage of vendors enabling the carrier evolution from communications to full-scale digital service providers.

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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