Jon Arnold is Principal of J Arnold & Associates, an independent telecom analyst and marketing consultancy with a focus on communications technologies such as VoIP, Unified Communications, video, SIP trunking and the cloud. Previously, he was the VoIP Program Leader at Frost & Sullivan, where he was responsible for managing their subscription service for Global VoIP Equipment Markets.
In July 2009, Jon formed Intelligent Communications Partners and partnered with TMC to produce the Smart Grid Summit and launch the Smart Grid portal. These ventures served to create a forum and build a new community around the intersection of energy utilities, smart homes, telecom and IT. More recently, Jon was named to the Smart Grid Advisory Board in May 2012 for Zpryme Research.
The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jon Arnold and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.
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