Andrew M. Seybold, CEO and Principal Analyst of Andrew Seybold, Inc., is one of the most respected and influential analysts in the wireless industry today. For more than 25 years, he has served the industry and shaped initiatives for world leaders of the wireless industry, including Verizon, Nokia, AT&T, Motorola, and Qualcomm. His firm has provided wireless consulting and education services for startups to Fortune 1000 companies such as Dow Chemical, Ford Motor Company, and Microsoft.
Andrew Seybold has consulted to some of the industry’s most talented and successful entrepreneurs. He was a key consultant to a number of companies that introduced products and services that have had a significant impact on wireless including Research In Motion’s popular BlackBerry, Hewlett-Packard’s first handheld device, first two-way pager, Good Technologies’ first products, and AT&T’s push-to-talk offering. He also introduced RadioMail to Dell for the first-ever notebook wireless email offering. He has served on the Motorola Research Visionary Board, IBM’s Mobile Computing Advisory Board, and a number of other prestigious advisory boards. Mr. Seybold is a Fellow in the Radio Club of America in recognition of his contributions to the wireless industry, he co-founded and served as a board member of the Personal Computing and Communications Association (PCCA), and he currently serves on the board of CommNexus San Diego.
Andrew Seybold’s Outlook for Mobile Computing newsletter and his Andrew Seybold/Forbes Wireless Outlook newsletter were must-reads and today his COMMENTARY is arguably the most widely read e-newsletter among executives of leading wireless network operators. He co-founded Andrew Seybold Wireless University in 1995, which has been attended by thousands of industry professionals and continues to be the only in-depth educational program of its kind in the wireless industry. As a trusted authority on wireless technology and business issues, Mr. Seybold has been featured in the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of Using Wireless Communications in Business and several other books, and contributes regularly to Mobile Enterprise Magazine, FierceWireless and FierceContent, and Wireless Week.
Andrew Seybold is among the wireless industry’s foremost speakers and is recognized worldwide for his keen perspective and track record for accurately predicting trends in mobile technology and convergence and is a featured speaker at major industry and customer events and conferences.
"Andy is one of the few individuals in the industry who sees the lines beginning to blur between commercial networks and private mobile radio, between broadband and narrowband technologies and between the IT department and the radio shop. Whether you agree with him or not, having experience in all of these areas, Andy has a unique perspective that deserves listening to."
Stacey Black, Vice President Strategic Programs, AT&T Business Solutions – Mobility Product Management