Jon Friedman, Managing Consultant & Senior Analyst
Jon has over 25 years of marketing experience with software, computer, and IT services companies. As a Managing Consultant at LeadingEdge, he oversees a variety of client projects featuring multiple LeadingEdge consultants, while also serving as the primary consultant for content creation, custom research, and publishing projects, as well. As a Senior Analyst, Jon is co-author of LeadingEdge’s award-winning Cyberthreat Defense Report and an available author of LeadingEdge survey reports and analyst reports.
Prior to LeadingEdge, Jon held a variety of product marketing, product management, and competitive analysis positions at both start-ups and global Fortune 500 companies, including Fiberlink Communications, Astaro, Nortel Networks, Wang Software, and Unisys.
Jon has spoken at security conferences and has been published in numerous IT industry periodicals. He contributes time to industry organizations, having served on the board of directors of Agile New England and the ASP Industry Consortium. He has a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. When he’s not working, Jon enjoys spending time with his family and traveling, as well as reading historical novels.