Eugene Signorini is senior vice president and head of research at Yankee Group, leading the global analyst team and affiliate network. He has responsibility for the firm's advisory services, data products, research agenda, and content delivery strategy.
Besides leading Yankee Group's overall focus on the mobile and wireless market, Signorini has personal expertise in the area of enterprise mobility. He helps businesses understand how mobile and wireless technologies will transform customer, partner and employee interactions to both drive revenue and reduce costs. His research focuses on all aspects of enterprise mobility, including mobile transactions, mobile payments, mobile applications, managed mobility and mobile device and operating system trends.
Signorini has spent 17 years involved in the wireless industry, joining Yankee Group from MCI WorldCom's wireless resale organization, which was previously Nationwide Cellular Service. During his tenure at MCI WorldCom, Signorini held key roles in operations, project management and business development. He was instrumental in launching Nationwide Cellular Service's New England fraud management group in 1995 in the midst of the industry-wide cellular clone fraud crisis. Upon MCI's acquisition of Nationwide, Signorini became the lead project manager for all large enterprise wireless implementations in the eastern U.S. After WorldCom acquired MCI, Signorini became New England manager for wireless indirect sales and distribution.
Signorini holds a B.A. degree in economics and English from Boston College and an M.B.A. degree from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.