Raúl Castañón is a senior analyst on 451 Research’s Mobility team, which was established in July 2014 with the integration of Yankee Group. Castañón focuses on analyzing opportunities around mobile applications and their impact in the mobile ecosystem.

Before joining Yankee Group, Castañón was Product Manager at EMOSpeech, developing market analysis in the field of emotion recognition technology to identify strategic opportunities for product development. Prior to EMOSpeech, Castañón worked at Novell, developing product and partner strategy for endpoint management, collaboration and cloud-based enterprise software applications. At Comverse Network Systems, he gained significant experience in product marketing, working side by side with Tier 1 mobile operators to define strategy, pricing and business models for voice and data products.

Castañón holds a B.S. degree in marketing and business administration from ITESO University in Guadalajara, Mexico, and an M.B.A. degree from Duke University.