Analyst Profiles

Gerry ChristensenGerry Christensen, Principal Analyst, Wireless Waypoint

Telecommunications industry professional with extensive technical and business experience. Over 27 years in planning, engineering, product management and business development for signaling networks, intelligent networks, and wireless communications networks. Range of experience spans fixed and wireless network operators, service bureau, and value-added application provider companies. Specialized technology and applications experience in the areas of mobile location services/technology, wireless data, mobile messaging and content services, prepaid wireless services, mobile marketing and wireless advertising services and technology.

Author of many technical papers about various telecommunications subjects including the published reports “Yes 2 Prepay” and “Data on SS7” as well as co-author of the books “Wireless Intelligent Networking” and "Mobile Positioning and Location Management".

Specialties: SS7 operation and protocols, roaming protocols, intelligent network architectures, standards and applications. IMS framework and applications. Location technologies and services that utilize infrastructure. Prepay delivery systems and implementation/operation issues. Wireless data systems and applications. Technology and solutions for wireless advertising, mobile marketing, and search.

About Wireless Waypoint

Telecommunications networks, wireless, and Internet based technologies, applications, and services are complex. Navigating systems, architectures, standards, protocols, methods and procedures can be daunting. Wireless Waypoint will help you navigate this complexity.

Wireless Waypoint provides consulting, research, advisory, and expert services for the telecommunications, Internet, and commerce industries. Our primary focus is wireless technology, solutions and applications. Our core competency areas are switching, signaling, and related applications. Our practice areas include strategy and development of emerging business models and ecosystems, network infrastructure, circuit and IP based applications, operational and business support systems.