Management Background

Mark Lowenstein
Managing Director, Mobile Ecosystem

Mark Lowenstein is a leading telecom and wireless industry executive, advisor, and commentator. He has been an industry analyst and consultant for more than 20 years, initially as Executive Vice President at the Yankee Group, and then leading his own firm, Mobile Ecosystem. Lowenstein was also member of the senior leadership team at Verizon Wireless, where as Vice President of Market Strategy, he led the company’s efforts in product and business planning, market segmentation, pricing, and customer intelligence. Lowenstein also spent a year as VP, Strategy at Informio, a wireless software and applications firm that raised $40 million from leading VCs.

Lowenstein advises companies and C-level executives across the landscape of telecom, mobile, and digital media on market, product, and industry strategy. He has worked with most the major players across the mobile & telecom value chain, as well as top advertising agencies, media/entertainment firms, and industry associations. Lowenstein has also had advisory roles with several leading venture capital and private equity firms and has been on several corporate advisory boards. He also founded and led the Boston Wireless Braintrust for five years.

As one of the wireless industry’s thought leaders, Lowenstein is a sought-after speaker, delivering keynote addresses at major industry and private corporate events. Lowenstein’s Lens newsletter is read by more than 12,000 industry executives; he also writes opinion columns for leading trade publications Fierce Wireless and Techpinions.

Lowenstein has appeared as an expert witness in several telecom/wireless proceedings, and has been engaged in several prominent cases with the FCC. Lowenstein has also been an adjunct faculty member at Tufts University.

As a side interest, Lowenstein leads Great Runs, a guide to the best places to run in destinations worldwide. A resident of the Boston area, Lowenstein is an elected Town Meeting member for town of Brookline, and serves on the Boards of the Brookline Music School and the Boston Jewish Film Festival.