With more than 18 years in the data networking and telecom industry and one of the most accurate forecast track records in the business, Jeff Wilson is a certifiable network security market guru. He has expertise in a wide variety of network security appliance, software, and services markets, 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 (anti-x, mail security, Web security, data leak prevention).
Jeff covers the complex interactions between products, traditional managed services, and SaaS, and authors numerous network security market share and forecast reports, service provider and end-user studies, and Continuous Research Service (CRS) research notes.
A major thought-leader in the network security space, Jeff is frequently quoted in trade and business publications, including Business Week, Forbes, InformationWeek, Investor's Business Daily, InternetWeek, Light Reading, Network World, and The Wall Street Journal, and writes columns for a variety of publications. He also speaks at industry events, moderates webinars, and is a highly sought consultant to startups, service providers, manufacturers, and the investment community, identifying market opportunities and offering advice on positioning, product development, business plans, and M&A activity. He is active in the financial community, educating VCs and investment bankers about new markets and technologies and performing due diligence for funding.
With Infonetics since its early garage days, Jeff helped build Infonetics' meticulous research methodologies and is a key driving force behind Infonetics' service development, with emphasis on exploring new and emerging markets.
Jeff graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts in English.