TC2's David Rohde on Telecom
David Rohde Profile
David Rohde is a Senior Consultant at TC2 based in Washington, D.C. David conducts competitive procurements, rate reviews and benchmarking projects, particularly centering around the current generation of enterprise data networking services. He has assisted retailers, hospitality companies, energy firms and others in the procurement of multimillion-dollar enterprise data networks involving a range of MPLS and dedicated Internet solutions.
David is also TC2′s lead analyst on questions of telecommunications industry structure and strategic analysis. He specializes in analyzing the financial position of carriers, evaluating their stability and capability to invest in the areas and technologies most important to enterprise users.
David became a TC2 consultant after serving as an enterprise data services analyst with the Yankee Group. For a number of years prior to that, he was a reporter, editor and columnist with Network World, where he originated the long-standing “Eye on the Carriers” column, and among notable beats covered the maturation of frame relay and ATM services, developments in enterprise voice equipment, and the impact of Federal Communications Commission actions on enterprise networks. David is the author and host of the popular blog, TC2′s David Rohde on Telecom, and is a regular speaker at VoiceCon and other industry conferences. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Economics from Northwestern University.