Profiting from the Mobile Internet with WiMAX
2.5 GHz 帯域のライセンス供与を直前に、愈々注目を浴びる WiMax。 サービス・プロバイダー、投資家、システムベンダーは、練り上げてきた戦略に具体性を持たせなくてはならない。成熟した情報通信市場において、WiMax のもたらすであろう、モバイル・インターネット・サービスにおける柔軟性や経済性、また様様な問題点を早急に整理する必要がある。
XJ Wang is the vice president of Asia-Pacific Research at Yankee Group. In this role, Wang leads a team of analysts that investigate market and service opportunities, and technology connectivity trends in the Asia-Pacific region. Wang is a recognized subject-matter expert in messaging and value added service platforms. He was the first in the wireless industry to introduce the push-to-X concept, which revolutionarily positioned push-to-talk type of services from friendly user interface (UI) perspective. His research focus includes market and technology trends and their impact on the business models for both operators and vendors. Wang also provides go-to-market strategy, partnership strategy and due diligence service in Chinese telecom market.
Prior to re-joining Yankee Group in October 2006, Wang was a research director at Ovum, and a senior analyst at Yankee Group before Ovum. Wang has more than 16 years experience in the Telecom industry, including 8 years in United States and 8 years in China. Before working as an industry analyst, Wang was with Comverse as a senior sales system engineer in the Asia-Pacific division, and a principal software engineer in R & D based in Wakefield, Mass. Prior to coming to the United States, Wang held various positions that include system engineer, project manager and general manager in various organizations in China. Additionally, the China Mobile Communication Association (CMCA) appointed Wang as the overseas senior advisor in June 2004.
Wang earned a MSCS from Boston University, a MSEE from Northeastern University, and a BSEE from Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunication (China).
Philip Marshall is the Vice President of Yankee Group's Wireless/Mobile Technologies and Wireless/Mobile Asia-Pacific Research and Consulting practices. In this role, Dr. Marshall manages a team of analysts that investigate market and service opportunities, and technology trends for existing and future wireless mobile systems.
Prior to joining the Yankee Group, Dr. Marshall spent many years working in various engineering operations, software design, research and strategic planning roles in New Zealand, Mexico, Indonesia and Thailand for Verizon International (previously Bell Atlantic International Wireless) and Telecom New Zealand. In addition, Dr. Marshall founded a software company specializing in the development of database applications and was an electrical engineer at BHP New Zealand Steel before he attended graduate school.
Dr. Marshall holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Honors) and a Doctor of Philosophy, electrical and electronic engineering, from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He is also a senior member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.
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