Managing Director, The Enterprise Mobility FoundationPhilippe Winthrop is the Founder and Managing Director of The Enterprise Mobility Foundation, the organization behind The Enterprise Mobility Forum, the fastest growing content portal and social network exclusively dedicated to enterprise mobility. Winthrop has spent his entire career researching emerging technologies and their impact on the corporate value chain. He started his career at GeoPartners research, a boutique strategy consultancy, where he worked on projects including AT&T Wireless’ adoption and migration path to GSM from TDMA as well as the impact of the 1996 Telecom Deregulation Act on Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs).
After GeoPartners, he joined IDC's European IT Services Research group where he spearheaded a wide variety of research and consulting projects for the Top 50 IT Services companies in Western Europe. After IDC, Philippe created Axle Ventures, a business planning consultancy focused on SMEs. There, he worked with a wide variety of organizations in eCommerce, Healthcare and IT to help them develop winning go to market strategies. He also launched the Wireless and Mobility research practice at market research firm Aberdeen Group. There, he conducted ground-breaking research to quantify the tangible value of key mobile and wireless technologies, including enterprise mobility strategy adoption, Fixed Mobile Convergence, enterprise WiFi adoption, application deployment on WLANs and more.
He recently ended his analyst career after a successful tenure at Strategy Analytics where he spearheaded thought leadership on enterprise mobility management and the growing issues around individual and corporate liable devices.