speaker bio

Will Townsend

ARInsights Power 100 Analyst, Contributor

Forbes

Will Townsend is a senior analyst that manages the global networking infrastructure practice at Moor Insights & Strategy. He is focused on enterprise networking, wireless wide area networking, telecommunications, and carrier services bringing over 25 years of technology industry experience in a variety of product, marketing, channel, business development and sales roles.

Will contributes to Forbes weekly and has been featured on CNBC and NPR as well as The Wall Street Journal and other media outlets for his insights into the telecommunications and adjacent industries.

Before joining Moor Insights & Strategy, Will served as a management consultant for an early 4G marketing services company as well as Dell EMC and BigCommerce, focusing on sales enablement activities supporting both direct and partner sales functions.  

Will participated in the meteoric growth of Dell in the early to mid-1990’s. He was a business development professional with the objective to accelerate the adoption of mobile broadband embedded in Dell notebook PCs by managing the relationships between AT&T in the U.S. and Telus in Canada. He also helped launch the iconic Dell Dimension consumer desktop platform.  

Interesting fact:

Will serves as a traveling mentor for the nonprofit Bpeace and has assisted numerous entrepreneurs with sales and marketing consultation in Guatemala.