Chief Analyst, Heavy Reading
Finnie has been researching telecommunications for more than 20 years, formerly as a journalist and latterly as an analyst and consultant. Since joining Heavy Reading in September 2004, following a ten-year tenure at the Yankee Group, Finnie has been responsible for a wide range of research, focusing primarily on next-generation broadband services and IMS. He became Chief Analyst of Heavy Reading in February 2007. As a journalist, he was formerly editor-in-chief of the award-winning industry paper Communications Week International and has edited several other leading trade publications. Finnie is based in the U.K.
Founder and President, Senza Fili Consulting
Monica Paolini, PhD is the founder and president of Senza Fili Consulting. She is an expert in wireless technologies and has helped clients worldwide to understand technology and customer requirements, evaluate business plan opportunities, market their services and products, and estimate the market size and revenue opportunity of new and established wireless technologies. She has frequently been invited to give presentations at conferences and has written several reports on wireless broadband technologies. She has a PhD in cognitive science from the University of California, San Diego (US), an MBA from the University of Oxford (UK), and a BA/MA in philosophy from the University of Bologna (Italy).
Research Director, Technology Research Institute (TRI)
Dan Baker serves as Research Director of the Technology Research Institute (TRI) that has been delivering research reports and analyses for telecoms and software/services firms since 1994. Apart from being the editor of TRI’s online magazine the Black Swan Telecom Journal, he also writes the Dan Baker Blog for Billing and OSS World and industry reports for Vanilla Plus. Based in the US, Dan holds a BA in Philosophy of the University of Notre Dame du Lac. One of the white papers that Dan released is ”The Cyber-Security Protection of Enterprises and Consumers via an MSSP Service".