Principal Analyst – Service Provider Technology – Ovum
Julie Kunstler has over 25 years of experience in the communications components, equipment, and software industry. She is responsible for market analysis of wireline and wireless broadband access technologies and networks, focusing on developing technologies such as next-gen PON and 5G-based FWA.
Julie has worked as an executive, investor, and board member for communications companies. Having served in these numerous roles, she understands what it takes for new communications technologies to be deployed in large numbers and across multiple geographies. Julie brings her knowledge of the pressure on service providers to support bandwidth-hungry applications along with the margin requirements of component vendors.
Prior to joining Ovum, Julie served as VP Business Development for Teknovus, focusing on FTTH/P deployments in Asia-Pacific, OEM agreements with major equipment vendors, corporate strategy, analyst relationships, business planning, and fund raising. Before Teknovus, Julie served as co-founder and general partner for Portview Communications Partners, a VC fund focusing on investments in early-stage communications technology companies. Julie received her MBA from the University of Chicago.