Research Director & Advisor, Cybersecurity Technology
Experience 19+ years
With more than 18 years of experience in the data networking and telecom industry and possessing one of the most accurate forecast track records in the business, Jeff Wilson has established and proven credentials in network security.
Jeff covers the complex interactions among products, traditional managed services, and SaaS; and is an expert in a wide variety of network security markets for appliances, software, and services, including IPSec and SSL VPNs, next-gen firewalls, IDS/IPS, NAC, UTM, DDoS mitigation, mobile infrastructure and device security, SCADA/ICS security, and content security.
A thought leader as well as a columnist for various publications in the network security space, Jeff is also frequently quoted in the trade and business press, including Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, InformationWeek, Investor's Business Daily, Internet Week, Light Reading, Network World, and The Wall Street Journal. He speaks at industry events, serves as moderator in webinars, and is a highly sought consultant to startups, service providers, manufacturers, and the investment community. He is also active in the financial community, educating venture capitalists and investment bankers about new markets and technologies while performing due diligence for funding.
As one of the earliest employees at Infonetics Research dating back to the company’s early garage days, Jeff helped build the company’s meticulous research methodologies and was a key driving force in the development of the firm’s many services, placing special emphasis on the exploration of new and emerging markets. Jeff graduated from the University of California in Berkeley in 1995, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
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