Bob Egan is a Veteran Mobile Industry Analyst, Executive Advisor, Wi-Fi Pioneer and, CEO and Founder of the The Sepharim Group, a mobile industry research and enterprise consulting firm. Bob is a former Global VP of Mobile at Gartner, CEB Research Head and Advanced Technology Director at DEC.
Bob Egan has been named the #1 most influential analysts in North America and one of the Top 5 Most Influential Globally (AdWeek) and a Market Maker (Wireless Review Magazine).
Bob Egan is the original mobile industry analyst. In this role, his practical insight, industry influence and thought leadership continues to give value to CIO’s, IT Managers, Business Leaders and Investors.
Bob is a pioneer of Wi-Fi as one of the founding members of the IEEE 802.11 WLAN standard. As a former Gartner VP, he pioneered the Mobile MQ’s. As the former Chief Research Officer at CEB’s TowerGroup, Egan’s early recognition about potentials of mobile banking gave his clients a jump on their competition.
His commentaries are featured in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Business Week and Fortune magazine. His broadcast appearances include; ABC Nightly News, CNBC, Canada’s BBN, the BBC TV and the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.
Bob is a contributing editor to Forbes.