10 Wireless Retail Experts you Need to Follow

It’s almost impossible to keep up with the ever-changing wireless retail environment. New trends are popping up every day and, with that, comes new buzzwords and terminology you must understand to succeed as a retailer. We have written articles like this before and this time we wanted to shift the focus and highlight some of the key players in wireless.

If you’re not following these leaders for the latest in wireless retail news, reports, and strategies, we highly recommend you start now and watch for them at various wireless industry events in 2018.

Eric Stachowski | President of iQmetrix USA at iQmetrix

Eric oversees iQmetrix’s U.S. operations from our iQmetrix office in Davidson, North Carolina. Eric has worked in retail software for over 15 years and his experiences in the industry has allowed him to keep his finger on the pulse of all things wireless.


Jeremy Willis | Director of Strategic Partnerships at AGiRepair 

Passionate about the tech repair and solution channel, Jeremy plays a major role in what lies ahead with consumer and enterprise technology solutions.


Stacy Hamer | Director of Professional Services & RQ Product Manager at iQmetrix

Stacy has been with iQmetrix for over 15 years, handling everything from product launch and account management to enterprise consulting and customer feedback for RQ product planning, and now professional services and the management of our flagship product, RQ. Her experience over the years has given her a vast and intimate knowledge of the industry.


Doug Stephens | Founder & President of Retail Prophet

Doug Stephens, the founder of Retail Prophet, is a long-time favorite of ours. A highly sought-after speaker, author, columnist, and radio host, Doug is a top futurist in the retail industry. Looking to overhaul your in-store strategy? Doug has an incredible ability to forecast industry trends and provides unique insight into fixing the in-store experience. Fun fact: we were lucky enough to have Doug speak at a past iQmetrix Retail Summit.

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Bashar Nejdawi | BZN Consulting

Bashar is an accomplished C-Level Executive in wireless, telecom, and technology growth businesses, with a proven track record in influencing the success in new business line development and market identification. He in an expert in strategic positioning for wireless, telecommunications, consumer electronics, and services organizations and has spoken on these topics at an iQmetrix Summit.


Jason Ellis | President of Tech Brands - Spring Mobile and Simply Mac

Jason is currently President of the Technology Brands Division of GameStop. The division is technology retail focused and includes over 1500 retail outlets under the AT&T, Cricket, and Simply Mac brands. Under Jason’s leadership, Spring Mobile has become America’s largest wireless dealer, completing over 35 independent acquisitions, deploying over $700M in capital, and consolidating over 7,000 employees into one team and culture.


Justin Wetherill | Cofounder of uBreakiFix

Justin co-founded uBreakiFix in 2009 as a 21-year-old after dropping and breaking a brand-new iPhone 3G. Now, as CEO, he oversees a tech repair chain that has more than 250 corporate and franchise locations across North America with system-wide annual revenue of about $140 million.


Ravi Nookala | President & CEO at GLENTEL Inc

As an innovative business leader who is globally recognized for transforming and developing successful business entities, Ravi has generated success through a blend of vision, strategy, stakeholder management, and flawless execution resulting in increased revenue, market share, shareholder value and profits across North American and International markets.


John Dwyer | President - AT&T Prepaid Portfolio

John leads the nationwide prepaid business for AT&T consisting of the Cricket Wireless business as well as the AT&T Prepaid brand. 


Tabitha Creighton | Vice President of Payment Solutions at iQmetrix

Tabitha is a respected financial and technology executive with two decades of experience in building and growing business models for North American banks, retailers, and telecommunication companies. She has also held positions with Microsoft and other consulting and agency groups as a strategic advisor (to firms like Canadian Tire, Bell Canada, and TELUS) on how to transform their businesses using technology. 


Do you have a favorite wireless retail influencer that’s not on our list? Share their handle in the comments below.

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