ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) Management Team
Jim has over 25 years of experience in the computing industry developing, deploying, managing, and marketing software and hardware products. Most of that time has been spent in network and infrastructure management, straddling both enterprise and service provider sectors. At Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), Jim is responsible for the hybrid cloud & infrastructure management practice area, which includes the network management analyst team.
Before beginning his career working with network management products, Jim was responsible for developing, deploying, and supporting real time data collection and analysis systems used in the petroleum exploration drilling industry. Jim then spent six years working for Cabletron Systems on the SPECTRUM line of products in program, product, and partner management positions. He also played a central role in Cabletron's first foray into telecommunications management solutions. Jim's professional experience also includes four years in product marketing roles with Objective Systems Integrators and Agilent Technologies for the NetExpert family of OSS products and solutions. As Vice President of Strategic Marketing at Micromuse, Jim was responsible for product and solutions marketing, technology and product alliances, competitive analysis, and analyst relations.
Immediately prior to joining EMA, Jim spent six years with NetScout Systems as Vice President of Marketing where he was responsible for global programs including product marketing, solution marketing, field events, sales training, marketing communications, press & analyst relations, channel marketing, and competitive analysis. Jim also played a key role in planning and executing joint marketing projects with NetScout's major alliance partners, including HP, Mercury, Riverbed, and OPNET. He also acted as communications director for NetScout's acquisition and integration of Network General and the Sniffer line of performance management and troubleshooting products.
Throughout his years in the network management sector, Jim has been a regular speaker at industry events around the globe and has been published in numerous journals, proceedings, magazines, and textbooks.
M.S., Computer and Information Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
B.S., Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines