Jon Arnold is Principal of J Arnold & Associates, an independent telecom analyst and marketing strategy consultancy based in Toronto, Ontario. JAA’s primary focus is on IP communications and disruptive technologies, such as VoIP, mobile broadband, IPTV, telepresence, unified communications, cloud communications, SIP trunking, peer-to-peer, social media and Web 2.0.
Client base covers the full industry gamut, including startups, mid-market vendors, incumbent vendors, all types of service providers, the financial community and PR/marketing firms.
Previously, Jon was the VoIP Program Leader at Frost & Sullivan, where he was responsible for managing their subscription service for Global VoIP Equipment Markets.
In May 2008, Blogged.com rated Jon’s widely-read Analyst 2.0 Blog #1 among all Telecom blogs, VoIP Now included his blog on their Top 100 Telecom blogs, and VoIP News included Jon on their 2007 Top 25 VoIP Blogs list, as well as 2009's Top 15 VoIP Blogs. In July 2008, Guy Kawasaki's Alltop portal included Jon's blog in their group of top VoIP blogs.
Along with regular commentary on Twitter and Linkedin, Jon also contributes to other publishers and portals, such as Internet Telephony magazine, UCStrategies, ADTRAN, Exony, and Focus.com. He speaks regularly at industry events, accepts public speaking invitations, and is frequently cited in both the trade press and mainstream business press. Jon also serves as an advisor to several emerging tech/telecom companies.
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Contributions from Jon Arnold, IP Telephony Expert
- Is VoIP beneficial to everyone or just large enterprises?
- Security concerns for enterprise Skype
- Configuring a cost-effective VoIP network for overseas calls
- Can I configure mobile VoIP on my company smartphone?
- How will employee desktop video use affect our network?
- Can I keep my PBX while migrating to VoIP?
- Making the decision to shift to hosted VoIP
- Is the iPhone a good choice for my business?
- Is VoIP just a business staple or is it primed for mainstream adoption?
- Is there a difference between VoIP and IP telephony?
- VoIP vendors focused on solving customer's networking issues.
- VoIP for the globe-trotting frequent traveler