Research Director, Heavy Reading
Jim leads research on the security impact of the virtualized cloud, in the fixed and mobile core and at the enterprise edge. Jim focuses on the impacts of cloud-based technologies such as 5G from a cyberthreat detection perspective, as well as the business opportunities associated with delivering security capabilities via a managed services model.
Jim previously worked at Nortel Networks, where he tracked the VoIP and application server market landscape and was a key contributor to the development of Wireless Intelligent Network standards.
He gained additional technical experience at Bell Canada, where he performed IN and SS7 network planning, numbering administration, technical model forecast creation, and definition of regulatory-based interconnection models. Jim is based in Ottawa, Canada.