Mark Lowenstein is a wireless industry executive, consultant, analyst, and commentator. As Managing Director of Mobile Ecosystem, Mark advises companies on corporate, product, market, and industry strategy across the value chain of the wireless, communications, and digital media industries. Clients include wireless operators, equipment suppliers, device manufacturers, application and content developers, marketing and advertising firms, corporate end-users, and members of the investment and venture capital communities. Mark’s consulting career began at the Yankee Group, where he founded and led the company’s global wireless practices. As Executive Vice President, he supervised a global team of analysts and headed large-scale strategy consulting projects. As a member of the Yankee Group’s executive management committee, Mark also oversaw the growth of the company’s Canada, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific practices, and led early stage electronic content and commerce initiatives. From 2006-2007, Mark 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. Mark writes a monthly opinion column for Fierce Wireless, an on-line publication for the wireless industry, and produces a newsletter, Lens on Wireless. 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. He has served on the advisory boards of several firms, including Telephia, Advanced Technology Ventures, and Seapoint Ventures.