Mark LowensteinManaging Director at Mobile Ecosystem
Mark Lowenstein is a prominent wireless industry executive, consultant, analyst, and commentator. As Managing Director of Mobile Ecosystem, Lowenstein advises C-level executives on corporate, product, market, and industry strategy across the value chain of the wireless, telecom, and digital media industries. Clients include service providers, equipment suppliers, device manufacturers, application and content developers, marketing and advertising firms, corporate end-users, and key members of the investment and venture capital communities.
Lowenstein was Vice President of Market Planning and Strategy at Verizon Wireless, where he led the company’s efforts in long-term business planning, national pricing, market segmentation, and customer intelligence for the consumer and enterprise markets.
Lowenstein’s consulting career began at the Yankee Group, where he founded and led the company’s top-ranked global wireless practices. As Executive Vice President, he supervised a global team of analysts, authored dozens of influential reports, headed large-scale strategy consulting projects, and oversaw the growth of the company’s Canada, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific practices.
As one of the wireless industry’s senior thought leaders, Lowenstein is a frequent keynote speaker at corporate and industry events worldwide and is broadly quoted in the print and broadcast media. He writes a monthly opinion column, Lowenstein’s View, for Fierce Wireless, the leading on-line publication for the wireless industry with a circulation of 85,000, and regular columns for TechPinions, which is broadly syndicated. His Lens on Wireless newsletter is read by more than 10,000 industry executives and enterprise decision-makers. Mr. Lowenstein has provided testimony to the FCC and has been retained as an expert witness in several cases pertaining to the wireless industry. He is a judge on the OnGo CBRS Awards competition.
Lowenstein has served on the advisory boards of several prominent firms, including Telephia (acquired by Nielsen), Advanced Technology Ventures, and Seapoint Ventures. He has been co-chair of Mobiquity’s Wireless Innovation Council. He has been lecturer at Tufts University, and has served as a judge in numerous business plan competitions. He founded the Boston Wireless Braintrust, a group of the 20 senior-most executives and thought leaders related to the wireless industry in New England.
Lowenstein has authored several running-related books, and currently runs the website Great Runs—the ultimate guide to the best places to run the world’s major cities and destinations. He is on the Boards of the Boston Jewish Film Festival and the Brookline Music School, and is an elected Town Meeting Member. Mr. Lowenstein holds a B.A. from Tufts University and an M.A. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He lives with his wife and two children in Brookline, MA.