Compass Intelligence Purchases MobileTrax and Names Dr. Gerry Purdy Chief Mobility Strategist
Aug 26, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Compass Intelligence, a market research firm specializing in mobile and wireless, announced it has acquired the assets of MobileTrax and appointed its founder and principal analyst, Dr. J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D., as its new Chief Mobility Strategist.
According to a release, Compass Intelligence will continue producing MobileTrax's awards, the Mobility Awards held annually at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and the Inside Mobile newsletter, Dr. Purdy's syndicated weekly column that reaches more than 100,000 people each Wednesday under the Compass Intelligence brand.
"Gerry Purdy is one of the most respected mobility analysts in the industry, and having him on the Compass Intelligence team advances our goal to become the premier consultancy firm in mobile and wireless," said Stephanie Atkinson, CEO of the company. "Gerry's industry knowledge and excellent counsel will be a major asset to our growing list of major mobile and wireless clients."
"Since its founding in 2005, Compass Intelligence has grown to be one of the most well-respected market analytics and consultancy in the mobile and wireless industry," said Dr. Purdy. "The hallmark of any respectable firm is the quality of its analysis, and I am eager to be part of this team whose insights and observations help clients to grow and prosper."
Compass Intelligence noted that it will produce the next Mobility Awards event in conjunction with the International CES show in Las Vegas on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. The 2014 Mobility Awards program will be expanded to include the Compass Intelligence A-List M2M and Bamboo Green awards. The call for entries and details about the award luncheon will be announced later.
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