Research Leader, Mobile Devices and Services, Nemertes Research
Philip Clarke is a widely regarded expert on mobility and is Research Analyst with Nemertes Research where he researches wireless and mobility trends that affect the enterprise. Within the context of wireless and mobility, Phil advises enteprises and vendors on germane topics, writes thought leadership reports highlighting key trends and conducts primary research.
Phil focuses on emerging trends, ranging from the consumerization of IT, device usage, the rise of the new mobile workforce and the technologies that enable these shifts in work patterns.
Phil draws on an accomplished consultancy background characterized by projects ranging from streamlining database integration and business process design to developing radio interoperability plans for first responders. At Accenture, he streamlined business processes, conducted database redesign, and directed mobile market assessments. He developed comprehensive plans and RFPs to support the construction of large-scale municipal Wi-Fi and “digital divide” projects at Civitium. Phil began his career at the University of Colorado where he performed research for cognitive radio infrastructure and design.
Phil focuses mainly on the state of the mobility market, forecasting mobile device, application, and management trends along with complementary services and infrastructure. Parallel to mobility, Phil tracks emerging wireless infrastructure technologies within WLAN, cellular, M2M, and more. With his diverse experience, Phil is able to aggregate multiple disciplines into a unique, cohesive perspective to better inform clients of the challenges and opportunities they face in mobility today.
Phil holds a master of science in telecommunications and a bachelor of science in information systems, both from the University of Colorado. In his free time, Phil enjoys hiking and snowboarding.