• 40 years experience in IT

    Gartner Vice President, Distinguished Analyst & Agenda Manager – 29.5 years

    • Authored over 50 Magic Quadrants and Critical Capabilities
    • Additional research included Market Forecasts, Market Guides, Cool Vendors, Innovation Insights, and Hype Cycles.
    • Spoke at and chaired Gartner conferences worldwide, webinars, custom consulting and training
    • Founded and Chaired Gartner's Remote Access / Wireless Summits
    • Security Summit Keynote Author/Speaker
    • Launched the SSL VPN Market
    • Introduced the first Mobile Device Management research
    • Received Chairman's Special Integrity Award, and Mobile Security Thought Leadership Award
    • Market viability research and assessments, contract reviews, collateral reviews

    Pacific Bell, Senior Software Engineer

    • Winner at First Annual Innovations of Artificial Intelligence
    • Co-founded an Expert Systems Project Group for internal telco projects
    • Sofware Test Auditor for the 1984 AT&T Divestiture
    • Led a Data Dictionary Project affecting hundreds of telco critical path programs.

    Expertise includes:

    • Anti-Malware
    • Citizen Computing
    • Enterprise DRM
    • International Travel Safety & Privacy
    • IoT Security
    • PC/Mac Encryption
    • Mobile / Endpoint Management & Security
    • IPsec & SSL VPN
    • Remote Working /Telework /Telecommuting Best Practices
    • Wireless Security & Privacy

    What motivates me?

    I am an end user at heart and with that mindset, I make every effort to help companies deliver technology that improves our digital lives.

     

    Favorite quotation:

    "I don't believe in the no-win scenario." - James T. Kirk

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