Cobite Team

About Cobite

Cobite has been focused on telecommunications and market data related expense management and billing for over 30 years.

Since 2001 we have concentrated on full life mobile device management and market data service procurement and expense management. Our roots are in direct Telecom Billing and Telecom Expense Management.

Our head office is in the Financial District in New York and we have a presence in London, Hong Kong and Sydney. We have global wireless management experience and knowledge covering over 20 carriers in 15 countries.

Cobite provides wireless management services to large and small companies across a wide range of markets. We provide services that include WEM and compliance to global banks, defense contractors, and leading hedge funds. Cobite can support your business.


Cobite is passionate about solving your problems.

Our analysts and developers create tailored innovative and flexible solutions rapidly. We are committed to providing unparalleled exceptional customer service, paying attention to detail and automating processes wherever possible.

Cobite People

Robert Lippman

Robert G. Lippman, CEO

Robert is the founder and president of Communication Billing Technologies, Inc. Born and raised in South Africa, Robert graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1968. He qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 1972 and was transferred to New York in 1979 to lead the technology applications development for Mercer, Inc. Robert has 18 years of wireless mobility experience and over 30 years of technology and telecommunications billing expertise. Robert and his wife Elaine live in New York in close proximity to his three children and their families. He values the great relationship he has with his staff and strives to ensure that Cobite is a great place to work and grow.

David Mansfield

David L. Mansfield, CTO

David graduated with a BA in Mathematics from Oberlin College in 1994, and has been involved in the fast-changing world of software and IT ever since. His curiosity and passion for learning different technologies spurred his evolution from programmer to roles within the organization with ever increasing responsibilities. Before becoming CTO he was lead software architect, head of internal systems management and involved in various committees to determine the future direction of technology and products within the company. David resides in New York City with his wife Elisabeth and their two children, and enjoys his daily commute by bicycle in all four seasons.

Hanne Hansen

Hanne Hansen, COO

Hanne provides the day-to-day oversight of Cobite's operation including supporting the Finance and HR departments. In addition to over 25 years hands-on experience in the telecom world, Hanne has a degree from the Niels Brock Business School in Copenhagen and a banking education. In her limited free time Hanne is attempting to learn to play the acoustic guitar.

Tyrone Rushing

Tyrone Rushing, CSM

Tyrone has been a trusted employee of Cobite since 2005 as the Wireless Procurement Team Lead and Customer Service Manager. During this long tenure, he has established a reputation as the “Go-To Expert” as it relates to client satisfaction, wireless knowledge and problem resolution.