Jon Collins

GigaOm Analyst

Topics: Cloud & Infrastructure, DevOps & Applications, Edge & Networking, Security & Risk

Jon Collins has nearly 35 years of experience in IT. He has worked as an industry analyst for a number of years, and has advised some of the world’s largest technology companies, including Cisco, EMC, IBM, and Microsoft in product and go-to-market strategy. He has acted as an agile software consultant to a variety of enterprise organizations, advised government departments on IT security and network management, led the development of a mobile healthcare app and successfully managed a rapidly expanding enterprise IT environment. Jon is frequently called on to offer direct and practical advice to support IT and digital transformation initiatives, has served on the editorial board for the BearingPoint Institute thought leadership program, and is currently a columnist for IDG Connect.

Jon wrote the British Computer Society’s handbook for security architects and co-authored The Technology Garden, a book offering CIOs clear advice on the principles of sustainable IT delivery.