Will TownsendSenior Analyst, Networking Practice at Moor Insights & Strategy
Will Townsend is a frequent Forbes contributor and advises some of the largest networking and telecommunications companies in the world. His more than thirty years of experience spans tenures spent with iconic companies such as Dell & Hewlett-Packard, serving in a number of senior level roles including sales, marketing, product management, and business development.
Presently, Mr. Townsend manages the networking infrastructure practice for Moor Insights & Strategy, an analyst firm regarded as a leader in the technology sector based on principal and founder Patrick Moorhead’s #1 ranking by ARInsights. Mr. Townsend also ranks within the top 100 technology analysts in the world according to ARInsights and by same measure is considered the #1 pure-play networking analyst in the world.
Mr. Townsend holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. from Texas State University. He has also served as a traveling mentor for Business Council for Peace (Bpeace), a non-profit organization focused on empowering female-led enterprises in areas of conflict around the world in places such as Central America and the Middle East.