Reference Checks

By Joshua Weinberger  |  Posted 2002-12-01 Print this article Print

Dossier: To differentiate itself from research market monolith Gartner, Meta Group has chosen specialized customer service as its defining trait.

Reference Checks

Executives listed here are all current or former clients of Meta Group. Their willingness to talk has been confirmed by Baseline.

Russ Feltus
Director, Computer & Communication Services
(315) 449-7401
Project: Relies on Meta's evaluations of various software vendors.

BEA Systems
Mike Hulme
Director, Analyst Relations
(408) 570-8885
Project: Software company hired Meta Group Consulting to help plan strategy. Used Meta research report as a marketing vehicle.

Crystal Decisions
James Thomas
Product Manager, Analyst Relations
(604) 647-8036
Project: Information management company subscribes to strategy services for Web, Collaboration, and Application Delivery.

Emory University
Peter Day
Emerging Technologies Specialist
(404) 727-7678
Project: Used Meta's Enterprise Planning & Architecture Strategies for guidance in tailoring Meta's architecture process model to Emory's environment.

Bob Harrington
Former VP, Marketing
(858) 259-0905
Project: Meta helped define product and market strategies, from concept through solution.

Plumtree Software
Laura Nusbaum
Group Manager, Corporate Communications
(415) 263-8900
Project: Portal software company collaborated with Meta on ROI tools for multiple deployments in 2001, and on new-product strategies.

State of Connecticut
Mark Bannon
Chief Technology Officer
(860) 622-2422
Project: Subscribes to Meta's Executive Directions service.

Assistant Editor
After being on staff at The New Yorker for five years, Josh later traveled the world, hitting all seven continents in a single year. At Yale University, he majored in American Studies, English, and Theatre Studies.


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