FOUNDER, CEO AND LEAD ANALYST
Jim Lundy is the founder and CEO of Aragon Research. Jim also serves as Lead analyst for collaboration, mobile, social, content management, user interface and knowledge. Jim has over 29 years of technology and management experience as a vendor, user and analyst. Jim spent twelve years at Gartner and where he formed and led the Collaboration and Social Software Research Team and also served as lead analyst for Enterprise Content Management and Corporate Learning. Jim has extensive experience in product strategy, development and go-to-market plans.
Prior to founding Aragon Research, Jim was the VP/General Manager of the Collaboration Business Unit at Saba Software. Jim also spent fifteen years at Xerox Corporation in a variety of software and hardware sales and marketing positions. Jim has a B.S. in Finance from Penn State University. Read More about Jim.
DAVID MARIO SMITH
RESEARCH DIRECTOR AND LEAD ANALYST
David Mario Smith is the Research Director and Lead Analyst for Collaboration at Aragon. His coverage also includes Social Business, Unified Communications, Web and Video Conferencing and Video Content Management. David has over 20 years of experience in Collaboration and has helped thousands of enterprises with their collaboration strategy.
Prior to joining Aragon, David was a Research Analyst at Gartner, where he covered Collaboration and Web Conferencing. David has a B.B.A. in Business Management from Adelphi University.
Patricia Lundy is the Marketing Manager at Aragon Research and has been with the firm for over two years. As Marketing Manager, Patricia helps execute the company’s PR and Marketing plans through social media management and marketing automation. Before working at Aragon Research, Patricia was a Film Development Intern at Good Universe (Juno, This Is The End), which helped fine-tune her copywriting skills.
Patricia graduated Cum Laude from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. in English.
Lou Latham is the Research Editor for Aragon Research. Lou oversees the editing process and he plays a critical part in helping to ensure the high quality of our research deliverables. Lou is a veteran analyst and research editor who spent 16 years at Gartner as both a lead analyst in Collaboration and Content Management and as a research editor.
Lou has a B.A. in History from Charter Oak State College. He also served in the US Army Signal Corp, which included a tour in Vietnam. Lou is based in Redding, Connecticut.
CFO, VICE PRESIDENT OPERATIONS
Patricia Sweeney is the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations for Aragon Research.
Patricia manages Finance, Human Resouces and Marketing Operations. She has over 25 years of operations and marketing experience, including management positions at a number of Silicon Valley firms, including Hewlett Packard and Xerox Corporation.
Patricia has a BA in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.