Advisory Board

This advisory board consists of key thinkers and thought leaders in the mobility space. These seasoned industry experts guide the topics on the mobility site in addition to frequently contributing content and media. These industry leaders were selected due to the caliber of their work within their respective areas of expertise.

Eugene Signorini
Eugene Signorini
Jim Floyd
Jim Floyd
Ryan Martin Final
Ryan Martin
Jim Degliumberto
Jim Degliumberto
Len Dudis
Len Dudis
Kevin Baradet
Kevin Baradet
Brad Shafton
Brad Shafton
bowker
Mark Bowker
Philippa Snare
Philippa Snare

About our Advisors

Eugene Signorini
Eugene Signorini

Gene Signorini is a senior analyst focusing on the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) market, as well as disruptive mobile technologies and applications. Signorini has a long history helping both enterprises and solution providers understand how mobile and disruptive technologies will transform customer, partner and employee interactions.His experience extends to multiple aspects of the mobile ecosystem, including innovation and applications, IoT, and mobile transactions. Signorini has more than 20 years of experience in the mobile industry as a thought leader, strategist, and consultant. Signorini holds an MBA with a concentration in Strategic Management from the Carroll School of Management (Boston College) and a BA in Economics and English from Boston College.

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Jim Floyd
Jim Floyd

Jim Floyd is an expert information technology professional and subject matter expert with solid leadership and team building abilities and a proven history in program management to deliver innovative and high quality technical strategy and services in a rapidly changing, deadline driven technology landscape. Direct experience coordinating with business lines and senior technology executives to meet the needs of a global organization.

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Ryan Martin
Ryan Martin Final

Ryan Martin, Senior Analyst at ABI Research, covers new and emerging mobile technologies, including wearable tech, connected cars, big data analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT) / Internet of Everything (IoE).

Prior to joining ABI Research, Ryan spent the past several years working at market research firms, including Yankee Group and, most recently, 451 Research. Before his time as a market research analyst, Ryan served as a consultant at Mobile Future Institute, a U.S.-based think tank focused on business strategies and marketing tactics for the mobile ecosystem. He has also held advisory, consultative and managerial positions at a number of early- to late-stage startups.

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Jim Degliumberto
Jim Degliumberto

Jim Degliumberto is the Chief Information Officer of Southeastrans. Working with the executive team, he is responsible for all aspects of the company’s information technology and communication systems. Under Degliumberto’s leadership, Southeastrans transformed its technology platform and has expanded from a regional company to a national transportation broker. At the center of this growth is Southeastrans’ efforts to convert the field based workforce from paper and clipboards, to tablets and smart phones. Southeastrans currently has over three thousand Internet connected devices deployed across the United States.

Before joining Southeastrans in 2008, Jim spent 10 years managing various information technology organizations at BellSouth and AT&T. While at BellSouth Degliumberto was responsible for designing and implementing enterprise wide productivity tracking and reporting systems that supported various Six Sigma initiatives. Following the BellSouth/AT&T merger, he was responsible for developing a consolidated information technology strategy and infrastructure plan for AT&T’s residential support call centers.

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Len Dudis
Len Dudis

Len Dudis is Chief Information Officer of Grupo Vidanta, one of Latin America's largest and most renown luxury hospitality companies. He is responsible for technology strategy and execution across 7 resort campuses and a breadth of companies that comprise the Grupo Vidanta organization including resorts, construction, golf, real estate, sales, and entertainment.

Dudis previously held the position of Corporate Vice President, IT and Corporate Director, IT for SeaWorld. 

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Kevin Baradet
Kevin Baradet

Kevin Baradet is the Chief Technology Officer and Facilities Director for the Cornell University MBA Program at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management in Ithaca, New York. 

With more than 20 years of related experience, Kevin has extensive and deep expertise in the research, application and support of technology in various industries including manufacturing, consulting, software development and higher education.

His current job responsibilities include: technology strategy, budget planning, IT policy development, PCI compliance, project management, infrastructure security and technology management. Current projects include policy development in the areas of Communications, Infrastructure, Disaster Recovery, IT Security, Business Continuity and General IT policy.

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Brad Shafton
Brad Shafton

As the Director of User Services for Hologic, Inc. Brad is responsible for all aspects of global mobility strategy and end user computing for the company.  He has 15+ years of IT experience, more than 10 of which have been with Hologic.  Brad has implemented and supported several large business solutions and enterprise applications during that time and chairs Hologic's Mobile Strategy Steering Committee and both the Mobile and User Experience Centers of Excellence. 

He holds a B.S. in Information Systems from Saint Joseph’s University and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Strategic Innovation and Change from the University of Denver.

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Mark Bowker
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Philippa Snare
Philippa Snare

Philippa Snare is the Chief Marketing Officer, Microsoft Ltd UK. She has worked in the internet industry for over 20 years and is a qualified web developer and MBA Graduate.

Snare began at Scoot, building a dotcom business growing £100m in Classified Ads and then Yell as Business Development focusing on distribution with multi-national and global partners and securing multi million pound deals.

In 2000, Philippa joined Microsoft in MSN and grew online Services by 300 per cent in advertising revenue; she has subsequently lead PR, built a Marketing group handling over £250m in budget and driven over £2.5bn in sales, and Strategic initiatives for Microsoft in the UK. 

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