Phil Marshall is the Chief Research Officer of Tolaga Research, where he leads industry research, forecasts and data science. Phil also holds a similar role at Tolaga Research. Previously, Dr. Marshall was an Executive at Yankee Group for nine years, and most recently led its service provider technology research globally, spanning wireless, wireline, and broadband technologies and telecommunication regulation. Marshall has 25 years of experience in the wireless communications industry. He spent many years working in various engineering operations, software design, research and strategic planning roles in New Zealand, Mexico, Indonesia and Thailand for Verizon International (previously Bell Atlantic International Wireless) and Telecom New Zealand. In addition, Marshall was an electrical engineer at BHP New Zealand Steel before he attended graduate school. He has a PhD degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and is a Senior Member of the IEEE.