Ken Rehbehn is a principal analyst with Yankee Group's Network Research team. As a mobile wireless infrastructure analyst, Rehbehn tracks radio access network (RAN) technology solutions operators deploy to deliver value to consumers, enterprises and government. With over 25 years of experience in the field, Rehbehn provides insight into HSPA and LTE RAN trends, as well as supporting small cell and operator Wi-Fi solutions. In addition to RAN research, Rehbehn tracks core network elements supporting mobility management and Voice over LTE (VoLTE).
Before joining Yankee Group, Rehbehn served as a strategic marketing director for Alcatel-Lucent and as a wireless infrastructure analyst at Current Analysis. Prior to joining Current Analysis, Rehbehn served as director of product management at Megisto Systems, Inc., a startup equipment vendor producing next-generation data gateway solutions for GSM and UMTS networks. At Megisto, he led the product management staff to define the product and provide support for the sales staff in the field. Before that, Rehbehn worked at Visual Networks as an ATM product line manager as well as a member of the CTO's staff. In addition to Visual Networks, his professional career has included software development and architectural design for X.25 packet switching, frame relay, and network management technologies while at GTE Telenet, Sprint and Netrix.
Rehbehn has served as the editor of several Frame Relay Forum Implementation Agreements and IETF standards track RFCs, and he holds a patent for Frame Relay and ATM service management mechanisms. Beyond his work tracking the evolving mobile infrastructure market, Rehbehn serves as a volunteer fire fighter in Montgomery County, Maryland. With more than 37 years of experience in the fire service, Rehbehn is an expert in public safety mobile broadband communications requirements and solutions. He publishes in leading industry publications and frequently speaks at industry conferences as well as vendor and operator briefings. In addition to publishing opinions on trends and the competitive positions of vendors supplying solutions, Rehbehn provides consulting and training to operators, vendors and enterprises. He holds a B.A. from the University of Maryland.