Michele Pelino

Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
204 - The Internet of Things: What Does it Take to Make the Internet of Everything Real?

A member of Forrester's Infrastructure & Operations research team, Michele Pelino's expertise focuses on enterprise mobility strategy development and mobile device and application adoption. She delivers strategic guidance to Forrester's enterprise, small and medium-size business (SMB), and vendor clients by identifying enterprise mobility service and technology trends, device adoption drivers, mobile application usage, and emerging M2M solution opportunities.

Ms. Pelino has more than 15 years of professional experience focusing on the telecommunications and enterprise mobility industry. She assisted domestic and international service providers in addressing strategic issues, conducting competitive assessments, evaluating product concepts, and developing marketing positioning messages on new technologies and services. Prior to joining Forrester, Ms. Pelino was a management consultant serving national and international communications and technology clients in North America and Europe. She started her consulting career in Booz Allen & Hamilton's telecommunications group, where she helped telecom companies implement a federally mandated wireline and wireless service prioritization system used during national emergencies. Ms. Pelino holds a B.A. from St. Mary's College of Maryland, and earned her M.B.A. from Boston University.