Rich Karpinski

Rich Karpinski

Senior Research Analyst, Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things | Chicago, IL

Biography

Rich Karpinski is Senior Research Analyst for the Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things (IoT) survey and advisory offering at 451 Research, a part of S&P Global Market Intelligence. In this capacity, Rich tracks, analyzes and anticipates the pace and direction of IoT adoption, overseeing 451's quarterly survey of IoT adopters and twice-annual survey of operations technology (OT) professionals. As a member of 451's IoT team, Rich also is responsible for smart city and smart spaces coverage. 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 company's 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

  • IoT Market Pulse: Microsoft Ignite, metaverses, automakers as insurers, SME fleet management and software as a medical device

    A quick take on what is happening now in the IoT tech sector. From changing how we interact virtually to aiding large enterprises as they move into adjacent business areas, as well as finding ways to help SMEs get with the digital transformation program, IoT is the common enabling denominator.

    Internet of Things

  • Highlights from 451 Research's Voice of the Enterprise IoT: OT Perspective " Technology & Vendor Decisions reveal enterprises' vendor choices have a significant impact on the success of their IoT initiatives. Increasingly " and especially as projects scale more broadly " IT teams at enterprises are taking on the primary budget and deployment responsibility for IoT projects, albeit with significant OT team input and direction.

    Internet of Things

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things (IoT), The Operational Technologies Perspective provides you with actionable data and insight to understand the key dynamics driving the OT-enabled enterprise IoT market. The VotE: IoT, The OT Perspective, Technology & Vendor Decisions 2021 survey wave was conducted during the months of January and February 2021. The survey represents approximately 600 pre-qualified OT decision-makers.

    Internet of Things

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things (IoT), The Operational Technologies Perspective provides you with actionable data and insight to understand the key dynamics driving the OT-enabled enterprise IoT market. The VotE: IoT, The OT Perspective, Technology & Vendor Decisions 2021 survey wave was conducted during the months of January and February 2021. The survey represents approximately 600 pre-qualified OT decision-makers.

    Internet of Things

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