Stephanie Atkinson

CEO & Principal Analyst, Compass Intelligence

Stephanie Atkinson is the founding partner of Compass Intelligence, a market research and advisory firm providing market intelligence services to the high-tech, mobile, and emerging technology industries. Ms. Atkinson is an executive-level consultant, advisor, conference chair, speaker, and market research analyst. Ms. Atkinson has been quoted in numerous business and trade publications including Forbes, CNN Money, Network World, WSJ,, CEO Magazine, and others. She serves as an advisory board member at nGage Events, Texas A&M University Engineering, and Silverwood Partners. Ms. Atkinson volunteers at the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship and is a member of the Women Wireless Leadership Forum, and Aggie Women. She has also been listed on the Top 100 Wireless Technology Experts 2014 by Today's Wireless World, Top M2M Influencer (#8) by Onalytica, and listed in The 50 Most Influential Women in IoT by the IoT Institute. She is also the chair of IoT6 Exchange Summit and ETX Exchange Summit. Prior to launching Compass Intelligence, Ms. Atkinson held positions in market research, B2B market advisory, information services, OSS/billing management, R&D, and engineering for companies such as Frost & Sullivan, Texlink Communications, and Alcatel. Ms. Atkinson holds a B.S. in Industrial Distribution from the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Management of Technology from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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