Who we are

CEO and Founder

Research Leader: Overall Enterprise Technology Strategies, Mobile and Network Services, IT Innovation, Transformation, and Enterprise Technology
Primary Focus Areas: Enterprise technology, IT organizational and operations strategy, innovation
Other Areas of Expertise: Strategic sourcing, Testing methodology and design, Procurement and contract negotiations, RFP development and analysis.

President and Founder

Research Leader: Enterprise Trusted Advisor, Cost Models and Total Cost of Ownership
Primary Focus Areas: Enterprise Trusted Advisor, Cost Models, TCO
Other Areas of Expertise: Mobility and Unified Communications (UC) strategies, business cases, and services; wireless LAN technology, management, and security, IT transformation strategies, Voice Over IP (VOIP), UC, collaborative technologies, managed and hosted communications services, and RFP development and analysis, branch-office technologies.

Vice President and Service Director

Research Leader: Unified Communications and Collaboration, Contact Center and Customer Engagement
Primary Focus Areas: VOIP/IP Telephony, Unified Communications, Video/Audio/Web Conferencing, Unified Messaging, Contact Center, Social Collaboration, and Strategies, SIP trunking and Session Border Control. 
Other Areas of Expertise: Network Communication and Services (MPLS, IPv6, Ethernet, VPN), Mobility.

Vice President of Client Services

Chris Zimmerman oversees the building of relationships with all Nemertes' clients. She also specializes in project management for consulting engagements. Chris helps connect clients with Nemertes' analysts, making sure that clients have the customized information they need to thrive in their businesses. She makes sure that research projects and deliverables are on track and meeting deadlines.

CIO and Principal Research Analyst

Research Leader:  Cloud and Data Center, SDN 

Primary Focus Areas:  Private cloud, private cloud infrastructure, private and hybrid cloud management, and network, server and storage virtualization; SDN and NFV; XaaS; and the security associated with each.  

Other Areas of Expertise: IT Service Management and ITIL; Big Data, information stewardship; analytics and visualization; network and application performance management; Application Delivery Optimization (WAN optimization, application delivery controllers, and other network-based optimization), DevOps, and SOA/microservices.

Research Analyst

Primary Focus Areas: Contact Center and Customer Engagement, Unified Communications and Collaboration

Research Lead

Research Leader: Mobility
Primary Focus Areas: Overall Mobility Strategies, Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), Mobile Device Ownership, Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Content Management (MCM), Mobile Application Development, Mobile Security, Wireless LAN infrastructure
Other Areas of Expertise: 
Security, Survey Design, Statistical Calculations

Vice President of Sales

Kathy Cardinale has responsibility for business development within vendor and service provider organizations. Kathy coordinates Nemertes Research services to align with organizations' overall business and marketing strategies.

Event Manager

Jenny Navadomskis is Nemertes Event Manager. In that post, she is responsible for all facets of Nemertes Navigator360 conference, the premier event for IT leaders to network and discuss the key business-technology challenges and successes they face.

Chief of Staff

Rachel Klimala is responsible for coordinating travel plans for the entire team and various accounting functions. In addition to those responsibilities, she functions in a variety of roles supporting administrative, marketing, and client services functions.
Prior to joining Nemertes, Rachel worked as Office Coordinator for United States Infrastructure. She has a Bachelors of Communication from Central Connecticut State University.

Manager, Business Development & Marketing

Bradley Smith is responsible for coordinating outreach between Nemertes and the business and technology communities, for activities such as monthly webinars, marketing campaigns, events, and tradeshows. He is also responsible for connecting Nemertes’ analysts with IT executives.