Chris Wright

As Vice President of Product Management, Chris Wright oversees the mid-term strategy for Syniverse’s product portfolios, using close working relationships with customers and in-depth research of industry trends. Since first joining Syniverse, in 1996, Chris has held a number of senior positions, including, most recently, Senior Director of Global Messaging, in which he was responsible for global P2P messaging strategy and product development, and Managing Director and Acting Vice President of Syniverse’s Würzburg, Germany, office, in which he led the integration of the A2P and P2P messaging businesses of MACH following Syniverse’s acquisition of that company. His other positions have included Development Manager for Signaling Solutions and Messaging, Technology Research Manager and Senior Product Manager. Over his 20-year-plus career, Chris has made numerous contributions to the telecommunication industry, which have included co-authoring the gateway Short Message Peer-to-Peer Protocol (SMPP) interoperability standards that are currently utilized in North America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electromechanical engineering from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton.

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RCS Takes Center Stage at Mobile World Congress Americas

Filed in Messaging / SMS / MMS, RCS by on September 27, 2018 1 Comment

Syniverse and Mavenir demonstrated the capabilities of Rich Communication Services in a special session at Syniverse’s Innovation Theater.

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Grey Routes Continue to Pose Threat to Text Messaging

Filed in Messaging / SMS / MMS by on August 10, 2018 0 Comments

Chris Wright answers some of the most common questions that he gets on a form of fraudulent messaging that costs businesses huge amounts in lost revenues each year.

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Grey Routes Pose Hidden Threat to Text Messaging: Part 2, Enterprises

Enterprises face several risks if they use the low-quality messaging pathways known as “grey routes.” Read more…

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Grey Routes Pose Hidden Threat to Text Messaging: Part 1, Operators

Grey routes are low-quality messaging routes that present a serious risk to operators, enterprises and users alike.

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