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Joe Barrett
President at GSA


Joe Barrett is President of the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA), the leading industry association representing mobile suppliers worldwide.

Joe is a creative thinker with a proven career as a senior strategist, marketing executive and public speaker benefiting from 25+ years experience of advancing wireless technologies into dynamic and fast growing industries, at start-up and Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to GSA, Joe worked at both Nokia and Qualcomm representing each company on the GSA Executive Board and helped drive the mobile technology agenda to position GSA as the trusted global supplier’s voice in the industry.

Joe started his mobile career in 1985 and has worked in roles including product marketing, marketing & communications, business strategy and business planning. He was part of the 3G strategic business team at Nokia, and helped Flarion establish OFDMA as the technology for 4G and now 5G. At Qualcomm Joe was part of the Halo high power wireless charging technology for electric vehicles.

He has been involved with the GSA and on the Executive Board since 2001. Joe became President of GSA in 2015.

Joe holds an MSc. in Marketing from the University of Glamorgan and an Advanced Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

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