Jon Arnold
Tech Leader, Speaker and Analyst
J. Arnold and Associates
Jon Arnold is the principal of J. Arnold and Associates, an independent analyst providing thought leadership and go-to-market counsel with a focus on the business-level impact of communications technologies on digital transformation. Core areas of his expertise include unified communications, collaboration, team messaging, cloud services (UCaaS/CPaaS/CCaaS), AI, automatic speech recognition (ASR), future of work, contact centers, customer experience, video, VoIP and social media.

He has been consulting in many of these areas since 2001, starting as an analyst at Frost & Sullivan, and his independent practice was founded in 2005. JAA is based in Toronto, Ontario, and serves clients across North America as well as in Europe.

Jon’s thought leadership can be followed on his widely-read JAA’s Analyst Blog, along with daily commentary on Twitter and LinkedIn. In addition, Jon produces a monthly podcast - Watch This Space – which is a regular feature in his monthly newsletter, JAA’s Communications and Collaboration Review.

He served as a judge for the Voice Summit 2019 Awards, and has been a Best in Biz Awards International judge since 2016. Also in 2019, Jon was named a “Top 50 Unified Comms Influencer”, and a “Top 30 Contact Center Influencer”. In 2018, Jon was included in a listing of “Top 10 Telecoms Influencers”, and “TOP VoIP Bloggers to Follow”.

He has been consulting about these technologies since 2001, and contributes to publishers and portals such as UCStrategies, Ziff Davis/VoIP News, TechTarget and Internet Telephony Magazine. Jon is frequently cited in the media, speaks regularly at industry events, and is an active member of the SCTC.
Jon Arnold