Social Media Speaker Jeff Kaplan; previously a leading industry analyst at IDC, Dataquest, META Group, and International Newwork Services is now the founder of THINKstrategies. Wanting to address the unprecedented IT management and sourcing issues facing enterprise organizations, Jeff founded THINKstrategies in 2001 to fix these issues as the technology industry shifts from a product-centric to a services-driven business model.
With over twenty-five year of experience in IT/network management, SaaS, cloud computing, telecommunications and outsourcing trends, he then helped launch IDC’s Communications Industry Research program in 1983, Dataquest’s Worldwide Services Research program I 1990, and Meta Group’s Benchmarking program in 1995.
Jeff Kaplan is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a columnist or BusinessWeek Online, Mass High Tech Journal, Financial Times of London, NetworkWorld, Business Communications Review, ComputerWorld, Datamation, eCommerce Times, InfoWorld, Information Week, and Web Host Industry Review. Jeff Kaplan is available for speaking engagements, corporate events and personal appearances.
TO WORK WITH JEFF KAPLAN: Social media speaker Jeff Kaplan can be hired for speaking engagements and events in roles such as corporate appearances, endorsements, speaking.