Jerald Murphy

Innovator. Team Builder. Communicator. Artist.

SVP of Research + Consulting

Focus Areas: IT strategy, Networking, IT management, Cybersecurity, Organization and operations, Collaboration, Data Center Design, Managed Services

Innovator.

Developed world’s first digital pulse-coupled neural network. Designed integrated circuit for next-generation signal detection for cellular signals. Developed simulator to take x86-based executable code and run processes in parallel on RISC chips. Built large-scale data centers for managing carrier’s global network traffic for frame relay, X.25, SMDS, ATM, and Internet. Developed and implemented global data centers for large global financial service institutions. Built a new business offering at an IT service company, creating a new multi-million dollar revenue stream.

Team Builder.

Created Unified infrastructure management team across multiple business units to consolidate separate practices and processes into a unified global management team. Ran large global infrastructure consulting practice, building some of the largest global data centers. Took over a company that had lost its entire C-Suite and rebuilt management from the ground up, tripling the company size. Served on the alumni selection committee for admissions for Princeton University. Served as judge for United States Military Academy’s Annual Capstone Engineering Competition. Served as Worshipful Master of Princeton Masonic Lodge #38.

Communicator.

Have written over 600 articles on IT Infrastructure and management. Ran and served as chair of numerous IT Service conferences. Have given over 100 formal public presentations on IT infrastructure, security, and management.

Artist.

Helped market and sell company as CEO, with bids from over 40 companies. Created marketing campaigns to expand our reach from 13 to 27 states. Developed new IT service conferences to expand visibility of company to new industry segments. Selected as member of 1980 Olympic Chorus in Lake Placid. Member of United States Military Academy Glee Club and Headliners. Selected as member of US Chorus for 1995 Papal Visit. Cantor and Soloist for local Church. Play 15 instruments. Copyrighted Collection of Poems. Various oil painting landscapes.

Credentials

BS, Electrical Engineering, US Military Academy; MS, Electrical Engineering, Princeton University Certified Project Management Professional, Army Meritorious Service Medal; Airborne Distinguished Honor Graduate, Army Ranger; CEO, Banking Infrastructure Technology Services; Global Service Director, IT Consulting, Cognizant; Chief Operating Officer, Head of Research, Robert Frances Group; SVP, Global Research Director, Infrastructure, Networking, and Security, META Group (Gartner); Director, Network Management Practice, RPM Consulting; Senior Manager, Systems Integration Group, MCI Communications.

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