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Jonathan Yarmis

Address: 150 Southfield Ave., Apt. 2316, Stamford, CT 06902


Phone: +1.203.856.6629


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Job Objective

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To use communications and strategy experience to work in a forward-thinking company, helping it achieve its growth, engagement and awareness objectives.

Work experience

HfS Research


Industry analyst

Boston, MA



Research Fellow, Disruptive Technologies. Work with clients (vendors, users, and, particularly, service providers) to help them understand how disruptive technologies (particularly social and mobile) will transform the way they do business.



Yarmis Group


Industry analyst

Stamford, CT



Principal Analyst. Work with clients (vendors and users) to help them understand the impact of disruptive technologies on the way they do business.. “Disruptive technologies” includes social networking, cloud computing, mobility, advertising technologies, analytics and big data.





Industry analyst firm

New York, NY



Senior Research Fellow. As the most senior analyst, help clients understand and exploit disruptive technologies to benefit their business operations. Also responsible for Ovum’s US marketing and social media programs and integral part of the team developing overall company’s strategic direction.



AMR Research


Industry analyst firm

Boston, MA



Vice President, Advanced, Emerging and Disruptive Technologies. Initiated coverage and launched new research products for AMR’s user and vendor clients on the impact of new technologies on their business operations and supply/value chain.



Hill & Knowlton


PR/communications agency

New York, NY

2005- 2007


Senior Vice President, Analyst Relations, Messaging and Positioning. Provide senior analyst relations counsel and strategic positioning/messaging support. Clients included HP, Yahoo, Motorola, Business Objects (SAP), QUALCOMM, Symantec, CA, Verisign and Deloitte Consulting. Revenue grew 100% in first year (to over $5 million). Led key positioning and messaging exercises for Motorola, HP and QUALCOMM. Also involved in early deployment of company’s emerging digital practice.



Waggener Edstrom Worldwide


PR/communications agency

Stamford, CT and Seattle, WA



Vice President, Enterprise Strategies. Led agency’s analyst relations program. Provided senior analyst relations counsel for all Agency clients, including Microsoft, AMD, Vignette and MasterCard. Dotted-line responsibility for the 45 people who practiced AR full- or part-time at the Agency. In 2-1/2 years, revenue doubled to over $7 million (approximately 10% of the Agency’s business) and customer and analyst satisfaction each increased over 20% per year.





Internet conference/event producer

Fairfield, CT

1998- 2001


President, Internet Content Group, Chief Content and Strategy Officer and Member, Board of Directors. Led Content Group (60 people) for this producer of vertically-aligned conferences focused on the business impact of the Internet. Responsible for development of corporate and web strategy. Company revenues grew from $2.5 million (1998) to $ 7.5 million (1999) to $24.5 million (2000). Produced events in the following vertical industries: advertising/marketing (@d:tech), healthcare, travel, automotive, B2B, media and entertainment, sports and financial services. Served as content chairperson for @d:tech for three years.



Mainspring Communications, Inc.


Internet industry analyst firm

Cambridge, MA



Senior Vice President, Internet Research Group. Headed up research organization for this startup advisory company, focused on the business impact of the Internet. Responsible for all product definition, research direction and staff (25 people). Company acquired by IBM in 2001.



Gartner, Inc.


Industry analyst firm

Stamford, CT



Various roles in Research and Product Development. During my time at Gartner, revenues rose from $15 million to nearly $1 billion. As Vice President, @vantage Product Development and Content Architecture, responsible for product development and content for Gartner’s initial Internet product offering. As Vice President and Service Director, Personal Computing Research, Advisory and Strategic Planning Services, responsible for managing eight people with revenues of over $7 million annually. Made frequent highly-rated presentations at Gartner, client and industry conferences and forums, domestically and internationally.



General Instrument Corp. (now Motorola)


Fortune 500 high-tech manufacturer

Lyndhurst, NJ and New York, NY



Personal Computer Analyst. Overall responsibility for all aspects of PC planning, acquisition, support and training for this Fortune 500 company.



Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte)


Big 8 accounting firm

New York, NY



Director of Microcomputer Services and Associate Consultant, Corporate Finance. Responsible for all microcomputer operations for this Big 8 accounting and consulting operation.





Regular speaker at major industry, client and vendor conferences and trade shows. Regularly quoted in major business and technology media (print, broadcast and online). Member, Internet Oldtimers Foundation.

2010 - present

2010 - present


Hamilton College



B.A. Economics

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