Haig brings over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry with focus on the wireless communication market. As a consultant, he has advised over 50 leading 3G/4G/5G service providers and OEMs on strategy, business plan development, target market definition, technology assessment and selections, spectrum acquisition, as well as partnership development, M&A and investments. His clients span from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.
Haig’s areas of focus include analyzing the challenges of network densification as 4G networks evolve into 5G. He customizes the Wireless 20/20 WiROI™ Tool to analyze the trade-offs of the latest Wi-Fi, DAS, Small Cell and Cloud RAN technologies in order to help clients realize opportunities while optimizing their network densification strategies, including implementing RAN sharing as well as “Carrier Neutral” approaches of building 4G and 5G networks.
Haig has served as an expert witness for major OEMs in US patent re-examination cases. His areas of expertise include Wi-Fi and broadband wireless technologies, including the integration of these technologies in smartphones.
Prior to his consulting career, Haig Sarkissian was VP of Sales and Marketing at Data Race and held senior management positions at AT&T. He holds a BSEE from Pratt Institute and an MSEE from Polytechnic University and holds 10 US patents.