Maribel Lopez, founder of Lopez Research, offers deep industry knowledge and expertise to provide research, analysis and strategic insight to the communications industry. Over the past two decades, she has observed, commented on and engaged in the massive shifts in communications technologies. She has worked directly with the service provider community as well as with equipment, device and software vendors. Prior to founding Lopez Research, Maribel was a respected analyst for more than 10 years at Forrester Research, most recently as Vice President of the tech industry strategies group. She also worked as an analyst for International Data Corporation, and gained practical marketing and operations experience while at Motorola and Shiva Corp.