Jim Hurley

Distinguished Analyst
Saugatuck Technology

Jim is a distinguished analyst covering the business dynamics driving IT, choice and selection criteria, and the capabilities needed for success of buyers and suppliers. He has guided and delivered efforts for advanced analytics, information management, security, IT governance, audit and risk management that have resulted in greater market share, profit, and improved strategic and operational results. His research is grounded by broad and deep industry experience.

Prior to joining Saugatuck, Jim spearheaded primary research, information analytics and benchmarking services while leading the IT Policy Compliance Group. He is a former senior manager with Symantec Corporation and a Vice President of research, analyst and consulting services with Aberdeen Group.

Jim is a graduate of Boston University with an academic background that includes Fine Arts, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science, and he is a certified CISSP.