Steve BellSenior Analyst at Heavy Reading/Informatech, Informa
Steve's coverage at Heavy Reading includes the Internet of Things (IoT) and related technologies, focusing on the evolution of the mobile Internet and its impact on digital life.
As an independent analyst, Steve has established impeccable credentials as one of the telecom industry's foremost experts on IoT technologies and applications, areas that are now tremendously important to the future of telecom network operators.
Steve joins Heavy Reading with more than two decades of experience as a strategy, marketing and technology advisor, analyst, speaker and commentator on the mobile Internet and the emerging IoT space. Steve has had an extensive career, working with Motorola in Germany, the U.K. and the U.S., developing an in-depth understanding of the mobile industry, in particular international trends, markets and cultures. He led technology roadmapping, strategy, product and business development teams that developed 2G, 3G and 4G cellular devices for the global market.
In addition, Steve is an entrepreneur who has founded two companies: KeySo Global LLC, an analysis and advisory firm specializing in strategy, marketing and innovation, with a focus on mobile technology; and My City Tag LLC, a digital city services platform with an initial market focus on parking.
Steve is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, including the International Conference on Intelligence in Next Generation Networks (ICIN), 4G World, CTIA-The Wireless Association and International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World. He also wrote a policy paper for the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies (C-PET) and contributed to industry blogs.