About Us

About Michael Cote

Michael has spent 18 years in the communications and technology industry, with direct experience in land-line telecommunications, Internet service providers, and wireless communications. Mr. Cote has over twenty four years of sales, marketing, and management experience. He has experience managing a budget of more than $500 million, leading an organization of more than 1000 employees, and was responsible for the creation of more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue with a gross margin of 52%. His list of accomplishments in the wireless industry includes:

  • Awarded 2005 J.D. Power & Associates “Highest Business Wireless Customer Satisfaction”
  • Awarded 2003 “Best Sales Team North America” by Donald Trump and Forbes Magazine
  • #1 Worldwide in Blackberry sales for six consecutive quarters
  • Signed Master Service Level Agreements with 650 of the Fortune 1000

About The Collaborative

We provide strategy, market intelligence, and advisory services to the wireless industry. Our clients have included 20 carriers worldwide, 10 device manufacturers, search engines, and many wireless application developers.

Our financial analysis for the wireless industry is used on a monthly basis by institutions that control a large portion of the retirement plans in the United States. Our key differentiator is that we will not hire employees with less than 5 years of wireless experience, and our founder oversees all projects.