Senior Research Director & Advisor, Cybersecurity Technology, IHS Markit
Jeff Wilson is a senior technology research director and advisor on cybersecurity at IHS Markit. He has 20 years of experience in the data networking and telecom industry. A certifiable network security market guru, he holds a highly accurate forecast record and specializes in a wide variety of security appliance, software and services markets. These include next-gen firewalls, advanced threat prevention, IDS/IPS, UTM, DDoS mitigation, e-mail security, secure web gateway, web application firewall, mobile infrastructure and device security, SCADA/ICS security, and secure access. Mr. Wilson is a prolific author, speaker and major thought leader in the network security space. He is frequently quoted in the trade and business press, including Business Week, Forbes, Information Week, Investor's Business Daily, InternetWeek, Light Reading, Network World and The Wall Street Journal. In addition to consulting, he educates the financial community about new markets and technologies and performs due diligence for transactions. He joined the company in 2014, during the acquisition of Infonetics Research - a premier global communications technology market research firm - now part of IHS Markit. He was instrumental in building Infonetics' meticulous research methodologies. Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of California, Berkeley, California, US.