Welcome! I am Jeff Cotrupe, Industry Director, Big Data & Analytics, Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan. I help companies achieve their goals and dreams through presales and sales, business development, competitive intelligence, and product management.

In 2014 100% Solutions named me a leading Big Data Influencer along with Cloudera, EMC, IBM, MAPR, and other companies and individuals. I have launched and managed 20 products, generating hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, M&A, and capital, and have worked for or with five startups. I’ve held director-level roles on the product side with ADC Telecommunications (now TE Connectivity) and with global competitive intelligence leaders Gartner and Frost & Sullivan. I grew CommTech from a $10MM to a $25MM company that was acquired by ADC for $185.5MM, and helped Visionael crack key verticals with wins at Comcast and The Pentagon, then win $30MM in funding. I am a Rackspace Cloud University Certified Professional.

I am a powerwalking, CrossFit, Olympic lifting, and Relay For Life enthusiast. My MarketBLOG pagetop photo was shot at the Oceanside Turkey Trot Thanksgiving 5k race, November 2013, which I finished with a time of 24:56.


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My techology expertise includes these areas:

1] Big Data, analytics, and business intelligence (BI), illustrated in the graphic below, and which I define as including:

  • Big Data & Analytics Core Products and Services (end-to-end)
  • Business Process and Strategic Analytics (point solutions)
  • Customer Experience, Marketing, and Sales Analytics
  • Social and Site Analytics
  • Mobile, Retail, and Location Analytics

2] Software, infrastructure, and services:

  • Cloud: SaaS, IaaS and PaaS*
  • Enterprise IT network & systems management
  • Operations & business support systems (OSS/BSS)

3] Next-gen asset management; inventory management; network resource management (NRM): I established NRM as an industry category and as a Visionael product name

* Some recognize other types of Cloud such as computing as a service (CaaS), database (DaaS), security (SECaaS) or storage (STaaS), and now analytics as a service (not going to try that acronym)…but I consider all to be sub-groups of SaaS, IaaS, or PaaS.

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