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Established in 2001, Rutberg & Company is a research-focused boutique investment bank that has established itself as one of the preeminent thought-leaders and advisors in the mobile industry. We are the only investment bank in the world focused exclusively on wireless and mobility.


Rutberg & Company's research team currently covers 2,200 privately held companies and works with 100 publicly held companies and 300 venture capital and private equity firms. Collected data and analysis is distributed to 55,000 wireless industry participants monthly, and Rutberg’s research analysts are frequently cited in The Wall Street Journal, the Economist, Businessweek, Forbes, Fortune, Bloomberg, and Barrons.


Rutberg Summits in Southern California, Silicon Valley, and London, are exclusive, by invitation-only forums that attract the world’s highest profile executives in business and technology.

Rutberg WI 2017 Board of Advisors

Vivek Badrinath, Deputy CEO, Accor

Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack

Michel Combes, CEO Nmericable-SFR; Former CEO, Alcatel-Lucent

Ronan Dunne, CEO, Telefonica 02 UK

Julius Genachowski, Former Chairman, FCC and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

Steve Girsky, Former Vice Chairman, General Motors

Dan Hesse, Former CEO, Sprint

Philipp Humm, Former CEO, Vodafone Europe

Sanjay Jha, Former Chairman and CEO, Motorola Mobility and CEO, GlobalFoundries

Jud Linville, CEO, Citi Cards

Dick Lynch, Former CTO, Verizon Communications and President, FB Associates

Scott McGregor, Former President and CEO, Broadcom

Dan Mead, Former President and CEO, Verizon Wireless

Rene Obermann, Former CEO, Deutsche Telekom

Seizo Onoe, EVP, CTO, and MD, Research & Development Center, NTT DOCOMO

Chamath Palihapitiya, Founder & Managing Partner, The Social+Capital Partnership

Sandi Peterson, Group Worldwide Chairman, Johnson & Johnson

Mazdack Rassi, Co-Founder and Creative Director, Milk Studios

John Ridding, CEO, Financial Times

Dan Schulman, CEO, Paypal

Ram Shriram, Managing Director, Sherpalo Ventures

Jinwoo So, President and CEO, SK Planet

Young Sohn, President and CSO, Samsung Electronics

Olaf Swantee, CEO, EE

David Thodey, Former CEO, Telstra

Frits van Paasschen, Former CEO, Starwood, and Former CEO, Coors

Ashok Vaswani, CEO, Corporate and Personal Banking, Barclays

David Weiden, General Partner, Khosla Ventures

November 5 - 7, 2017

Terranea Resort

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

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