Jeffrey Kaplan

Jeffrey M. Kaplan Cutter Consortium Consultant

Jeff Kaplan is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Technology Strategies practice. He has developed expertise in helping IT enterprise decision makers with their sourcing strategies. In addition, he assists solution providers with their marketing strategies and venture firms with their investment strategies.

Formerly, Mr. Kaplan, who is founder of THINKstrategies, served as VP of Marketing and Business Development at InterOPS Management Solutions, an Internet operations management services provider. Prior to joining InterOPS, Kaplan was Director of Strategic Marketing at Lucent Technologies Worldwide Services, as a result of its acquisition of International Network Services (INS). Before his position at INS, Mr. Kaplan spent 13 years as a leading industry analyst and market research consultant at IDC, the Ledgeway Group, Dataquest, and META Group.

Mr. Kaplan is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a contributing columnist for Mass High Tech, NetworkWorld, Business Communications Review, Computerworld, InfoWorld, InformationWeek, eWeek, and the Financial Times of London. He serves as the Site Guide for ITworld's Utility Computing Web portal and is the Outsourcing Expert for TechTarget's SearchCIO and SearchSmallBizIT. He has served on the board of advisors of CeBIT America and ComNet Expositions, and is a member of the IT Services Marketing Association. He can be reached at

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