Brent Iadarola - Analyst Profile
As the Global Program Director for Frost & Sullivan’s Mobile & Wireless Communications Group, Mr. Brent Iadarola researches and analyzes emerging, next generation wireless technologies & applications that enable the mobile Internet revolution. The scope of his work deals with all aspects of the mobile value chain; from delivery infrastructure and communication management, to end user content and applications.
Mr. Iadarola has authored numerous syndicated studies and articles in the areas of Location-based Services (LBS), Mobile Enterprise Applications and Mobile Resource Management (MRM) Markets. He has served as a Charter Member of Mobile Enterprise’s Magazine’s Editorial Advisory Board and has been a speaker at CTIA on such topics as Location-based Services. Mr. Iadarola is frequently quoted by major media outlets such as the New York Times, USA Today, Business Week, Forbes, and CNN.
Prior to joining Frost & Sullivan, Mr. Iadarola worked as a research analyst for the largest independent government relations firm in Washington DC, conducting legislative research and preparing congressional reports for the firm’s telecommunications clients.
Mr. Iadarola has a Masters of Business Administration from American University in Washington, DC with a concentration in Finance. He received his Bachelors of Arts from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.
- Areas of expertise
- MARKET RESEARCH
- COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE
Recent items from Brent IadarolaIn contrast to the legacy ‘voice-centric’ E911 network, Next Generation E911 (NG911) will support a more diverse set of IP-based communications including text, data, photos, and video exchanges that will enhance the speed, accuracy, and preparation of first responders. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently working closely with ke...
06 Aug 2012 Blog postBlackBerry smartphones with 7.0 and 7.1 operating systems were recently awarded FIPS 140-2 certification by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC). While the FIPS 140-2 and Common Criteria certification were expected deliverables from RIM, there are some important takeaw... 06 Feb 2012 Blog postFocused-Based Services (FBS) are an emerging mobile category that will play a significant role in the next generation of location-based services (LBS). FBS are delivered based on what the user is looking at in real-time versus simply where the user is (location). In contrast to augmented reality, which combines location and mobile Internet search t... 30 Dec 2011 Blog postFacebook will likely make close to 20 acquisitions in 2011, up from 10 in 2010 (and one in 2009). To date, the pattern with Facebook acquisitions has been to hire the executive and/or development team in order to acquire their domain expertise, rather than to simply rebrand a service or new technology. Nevertheless, many of Facebook ’11 acquisition... 13 Dec 2011 Blog postSteve Jobs was clearly a brilliant innovator, but what set him apart from other great technology pioneers was his ability to distribute, market, and monetize that innovation on an unprecedented scale. Though Jobs always evangelized great products as the foundation of Apple’s success, it was his inordinate ability to simplify complex ecosystems that... 06 Oct 2011 Blog post