Jon Arnold is Principal of J Arnold & Associates, an independent telecom analyst and strategy consultancy based in Toronto, Ontario. The consultancy’s primary focus is providing thought leadership and go-to-market counsel regarding IP communications and disruptive technologies, such as VoIP, mobile broadband, contact centers, telepresence/video, unified communications, collaboration, IoT, SIP trunking, cloud communications, session border controllers, and social media.
He has been consulting about these technologies since 2001, and can be followed on his widely-read JAA Analyst Blog, along with regular commentary on Twitter and LinkedIn. Jon also contributes to other publishers and portals, such as UCStrategies, Ziff Davis/Toolbox.com, TechTarget and Internet Telephony Magazine; speaks regularly at industry events, and accepts public speaking invitations. He is frequently cited in both the trade press and mainstream business press, and serves as an Advisor to several emerging tech/telecom companies. Jon also works with companies of all sizes to help monetize their patents and intellectual property, and is an SCTC member.