NEW YORK – ABI Research has announced the appointment of Jeff Orr as Senior Analyst, Mobile Content.
Jeff has a wealth of industry, technology and analyst experience, including product management and marketing, standards development, consulting for major organizations, extensive technology market research reporting, and editorial.
“Jeff brings a wealth of wireless industry experience to ABI Research’s Mobile Content research practice including roles as an industry analyst, product and marketing director and a trade association marketing executive,” says practice director Dan Shey. “Our clients will benefit from this broad experience as Jeff helps them in finding new opportunities, creating new market and product strategies, and managing the competitive environment in the dynamic and growing mobile content market.”
Prior to joining ABI Research Jeff had his own consulting and marketing service with a client list that included industry research firms, semiconductor and equipment manufacturers, publishers, and Fortune 100 media companies. He authored the “Mobile WiMAX Device Guide”, and as Senior Project Engineer for Corporate New Technology, provided expert market knowledge to The Walt Disney Company on emerging broadband wireless technology trends. He also produced a number of market research reports, and organized trade events for Yankee Group and CMP Media.
Previously, Jeff was actively involved in the formation and strategy of WiMAX Forum, holding volunteer director and board member roles in addition to becoming the trade group’s first employee and serving as the Director of Marketing. Earlier posts included that of Director, Worldwide Product Marketing at Proxim Wireless Corporation and Product Line Manager at Diamond Multimedia Systems.
Jeff has also served as the Editor for Mobile Broadband News, and has been widely published in industry journals including WiMax.com, Light Reading, Reuters, Computer Shopper and FierceTelecom. An accomplished speaker, Jeff has moderated events and presented on panels at high-visibility events including Broadband Wireless World, CTIA, IEEE WCNC Conference, Intel Developers Forum, MacWorld, NCTA IOC Wireless and WiMAX World.
He studied Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and has completed a number of certifications in technical, marketing, and management subjects.
He is based near Sacramento, California.
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