Ryan J. Larsen
Ryan has worked in the wireless and telecommunications industries for the last 18 years, focused on providing business solutions through consulting, project management, service provider management and analyzing various technologies. His in-depth understanding of technology and strategies of leading service providers, hardware / software manufacturers, and value-added re-sellers makes him invaluable to his clients.
Prior to creating Urban-Technology Group, Ryan worked for COMgroup based in Kirkland, WA for four and a half years as a Technology Consultant / Analyst, working with national telecommunications and wireless service providers, managing client telecom and wireless needs, negotiating contracts with service providers and building and moving international enterprise call centers. Prior to COMgroup, Ryan worked for other telecommunications companies including his own company iWireless Communications, a Seattle-based company that represented wireless providers selling wireless services and hardware solutions. After two years iWireless was sold to a local company.
As Principal, Ryan is focused on identifying industry trends and new technologies that benefit his clients by saving them time, money and resources.
Michael Finneran is an independent consultant and industry analyst specializing in wireless technologies and mobile unified communications. With over 30-years in networking, he is a widely recognized expert in the field. He has published over 300 articles, as well as research reports and white papers. He contributes regularly to Information Week, NoJitter.com, UC Strategies.com and the Voice Report. He published his first book titled Voice Over Wireless LANs-The Complete Guide(Elsevier), I'm 2008, though his expertise spans the full range of wireless technologies including Wi-Fi, 3G/4G Cellular, WiMAX, and RFID.
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