March 27, 2017 —
Wireless 20/20 has initiated an Airport Wireless Strategy Practice to be led by Marc Patterson, Wireless 20/20, principal consultant. The development of wireless networks to support public mobile networks and internal operations, including environmental systems, airline monitoring and passenger self-service is a critical areas facing airport authorities as they modernize facilities. To lead this practice is Patterson, a pioneer in enterprise mobile data and security. He has more 25 years of experience in telecommunications, which includes tenures at British Telecom and Boingo Wireless.
“Airports around the world are turning to technology to balance the convenience demands of the connected passenger with the need for operational efficiency and evolving security requirements,” said Patterson. “As mobile convergence takes shape, and the practical applications for industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and LBS become more scalable, public venues are being challenged to make business-sensible strategic investments. I’m looking forward to bringing my experience to the Wireless 20/20 team, and in turn bringing the company’s full range of market research and consulting expertise to new vertical markets.”