Roger Entner is the Founder and Analyst of Recon Analytics.
He is known as one of the most respected telecom experts. Over the last decade he has been frequently quoted by the world’s most prestigious media outlets. In the last year alone, he was referenced more than a thousand times. In addition, Roger’s research has been cited in six Annual Mobile Wireless Competition Reports to Congress, making him one of the most quoted analysts in the history of these highly influential reports. His research around wireless spectrum has been cited by the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors. Roger has also testified before Congress on wireless issues. Among his influential work over the last two decades, Roger has written five reports for CTIA documenting the increasing impact of the wireless industry on the US economy. Roger has a weekly video show with Wireless Week, and is a regular contributor to Fierce Wireless as well as commentator on RCR video shows, where he analyses and comments about customer and industry trends in the connected world. He also has an honorary doctorate from his Alma Mater.
Before starting Recon Analytics in January 2011, Roger was the Senior Vice President, Head of Research and Insights for the Telecom Practice of The Nielsen Company. He came to Nielsen through the acquisition of IAG Research, where he headed the telecom business unit. Before that was he Ovum’s Vice President for North American Telecoms and ran the Yankee Group’s US carrier practice.
Roger received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Organization, from the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, and Master of Business Administration from the George Washington University in Washington, DC and an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the Heriot-Watt University.