Mark Lowenstein is a prominent wireless industry executive, consultant, analyst, and commentator. As Managing Director of Mobile Ecosystem, Lowenstein advises C-level executives on corporate, product, market, and industry strategy across the value chain of the wireless, communications, and digital media industries. Lowenstein’s consulting career began at the Yankee Group, where he founded and led the company’s top-ranked global wireless practices.
Most recently, Lowenstein was Vice President of Market Planning and Strategy at Verizon Wireless, where he led the company’s efforts in market segmentation, business planning, national pricing, and market intelligence for the consumer and enterprise markets.
Lowenstein is a frequent keynote speaker at corporate and industry events worldwide and is broadly quoted in the print and broadcast media. He writes a monthly opinion column for Fierce Wireless, the leading on-line publication for the wireless industry, and his Lens on Wireless newsletter is read monthly by more than 12,000 industry executives and enterprise decision makers.
Lowenstein has served on numerous advisory boards over the course of his career, has been an adjunct professor at Tufts University, and has been selected as a judge in numerous business plan competitions. He founded and leads the Boston Wireless Braintrust, a group of the 20 senior-most executives and thought leaders related to the wireless industry in New England.
Mr. Lowenstein holds a B.A. from Tufts University and an M.A. in International Communications and Technology Policy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He lives with his wife and two children in Brookline, MA.
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