Rysavy Research is a consulting firm that can help you make sound technology decisions by analyzing market directions, technology evolution, and competitive technologies. We engage in projects ranging from half a day to many months. Consulting rates are based either on an hourly or project basis, and are competitive.

rysavy4Rysavy Research draws on the following resources:

  • More than twenty-eight years of experience in the internet and wireless industries
  • Close association with experts in related technology areas
  • Contacts, many high level, in hundreds of high technology companies
  • Engineering management experience in both small and large companies
  • Technology expertise in software, hardware and data communications

Press Mentions of Peter Rysavy and Rysavy Research:

Analyst Available for Financial Firms:

Peter Rysavy is contracted with the following organizations for short-term consultations: Gerson Lehrman Group, GuidePoint, and Third Bridge.

Wireless Expert for Litigation:

Peter Rysavy has worked on numerous patent litigation projects. Peter has written expert reports for both patent and non-patent cases, and has testimony experience. See this short video about his expert work in litigation.

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Data Communications and Wireless Technology Decisions:

We have helped numerous organizations make complex decisions on what data communications, wireless technology, or application architecture to use to address specific problems.

Spectrum and Capacity Analysis:

We have sophisticated models for analyzing spectrum requirements relative to usage. We have analyzed and published on the spectral efficiency of many wireless technologies. We also assess optimal paths for spectrum sharing.


In addition to extensive public speaking, Peter Rysavy has taught multiple courses on wireless technology and mobile computing, both publicly and privately. See training history here.

Test Projects:

We work closely with an engineering firm that has deep mobile engineering capabilities. Rysavy Research reports are objective and credible.

Peter Rysavy Bio:

Peter Rysavy is the president of Rysavy Research LLC, a consulting firm that has specialized in computer networking and wireless technology since 1993. Projects include computer network architecture assessment, analysis of spectrum requirements for mobile broadband, reports on the evolution of wireless technology, evaluation of wireless technology capabilities, strategic consultations, system design, articles, courses and webcasts, network performance measurement, test reports, and acting as expert in patent-litigation cases. Clients include more than 100 organizations.

Peter is a broadly published expert on the capabilities and evolution of computer networks and wireless technology. He has written more than 195 articles, reports, columns, and white papers, and has taught more than 40 public wireless courses and webcasts. He has also performed technical evaluations of many wireless technologies including cellular-data services, municipal/mesh Wi-Fi networks, Wi-Fi hotspot networks, mobile browser technologies, wireless e-mail systems, and social networking applications.

From 1988 to 1993, Peter was vice-president of engineering and technology at Traveling Software (later renamed LapLink) where projects included LapLink, LapLink Wireless, and connectivity solutions for a wide variety of mobile platforms. Prior to Traveling Software, he spent seven years at Fluke Corporation where he worked on data-acquisition products and touch-screen technology. He also worked at Time Office Computers in Australia in 1982 and 1983.

From 2000 to 2016, Peter was the executive director of the Wireless Technology Association (WTA, http://www.wirelesstechnologyassociation.org/), an industry organization that evaluates wireless technologies, investigates mobile communications architectures, and promotes wireless-data interoperability.

Peter Rysavy graduated with BSEE and MSEE degrees from Stanford University in 1979.