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Richi Jennings
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Attended Reading University
Lives in Sherfield-on-Loddon, UK
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Editor, analyst, writer, fool.
Introduction
ta/dba Richi Jennings Associates

Freelance editor/analyst/writer: 
  • Managing editor for NetAppVoice (Forbes)
  • Managing editor for EIT (CIO.com)
  • Regular writing at: IT Blogwatch (Computerworld) #itbw
Previous editing and writing gigs:
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Likes/favorites/reshares/retweets/+1s etc. are not endorsements.
 
Richi's current and recent work includes: 
  • Advisory and technology consultancy for eleven GmbH, Karmasphere, MailShell, Metaswitch Networks, Oracle, Panasonic, Xandros, and others. 
  • Carbon footprint and LCA consultancy for EVEA Conseil, McAfee. 
  • Email deliverability consultancy for C/34 Corp., YouFig, ZipDX. 
  • Site editing for NetApp/Forbes, NetApp/CIO, Federated Media and HP.
  • Content-marketing consultancy for Citrix, Commtouch, Federated Media, FireRocket Concepts, HP, IDG UK, IDGe, NetApp, United Media, Symantec, Webroot, and others. 
  • Speaking and panel moderation engagements for Cisco, IBM, Kerio, NetApp, Novell, Revolution Events, Trend Micro, Xandros. 
  • Writing independent white papers for Cisco, Identum, Symantec, Trend Micro, Websense, and others. 
  • General freelance industry analysis work for Ferris Research's clients. 
  • M&A due diligence consultancy for Ferris Capital Partners' clients. 
  • Retention by various law firms as an expert witness in patent law cases (identities of law firms and their clients protected under NDAs). 
  • Consultancy for various hedge funds and other investment institutions (identities of clients protected under NDAs).
Richi holds stock only in blind VC trusts, which invest in startups -- specifically: 
  • Hargreave Hale AIM VCT1,
  • ProVen VCT. 
Disclosure last reviewed for accuracy December 11th, 2014.
Bragging rights
ASBPE- and Neal-winner. Manages the most-read Forbes BV page, which also won B2B Mag's Content Marketing award. Manages the most-read IDG BP page. Frequently the most-read writer at Computerworld. Yet, strangely, still a nice bloke. Also not a Lolita.
Education
  • Reading University
    Cybernetics and Comp. Sci., 1983 - 1987
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June 3, 1966
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Rich Jennings, Richie Jennings, Richard Jennings, richij, richi, 117220625678034723010, Richi Jennings Associates, Lolita Richi
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Editor, analyst, writer
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Content marketing, industry analysis, social bickering, foolishness
Employment
  • Editor, analyst, writer
    CRO, 2003 - present
    ta/dba Richi Jennings Associates: Award-winning editor (NetAppVoice, HPIOUK), independent industry analyst/consultant, and freelance writer (Computerworld, HPIO, CWUK, Webroot)
  • HP
    OpenMail (everything), 1987 - 2001
  • Samsung Contact
    CTO, 2001 - 2003
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Sherfield-on-Loddon, UK
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Sandhurst, UK - Guildford, UK - Wokingham, UK - Binfield, UK - Reading, UK - San Francisco - Altenhain, Germany
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Trust, Loyalty, Candor: 3 Must-Haves For Your Business
 on +Forbes, by +NetApp's +Tom Mendoza... 
When we were just starting out as a young tech company, we wanted to create an environment of trust and candor. The two go hand in hand: If people trust you, they'll be candid with you. Here's how to earn your customers' trust...
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...in which I poke fun at the usual suspects of rumor-mongers and traffic whores...
 
iPad Pro release date -- Delayed yet again
 +Computerworld: Apple's plus-sized iPad Pro has been delayed yet again, according to deep-throat sources. The supposedly business-focused slate is desperately needed to shore up Apple's disastrously-flagging business, we're told. Wait, what?
Apple's plus-sized iPad Pro has been delayed yet again, according to deep-throat sources. The supposedly business-focused slate is desperately needed to shore up Apple's disastrously-flagging business, we're told.<b> Wait, what? </b>
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Geeks! Are You Too Quiet To Be A Leader?
 ~ the second half of +Zoe Goodacre's +Forbes series on introverts...
There are certain accepted truths in business. One such truth is that leaders are gregarious and outgoing. But what if you're a quieter character? So 'obviously' you lack what it takes to be a business leader? Really?
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+Sam Moulton glad to hear it struck a chord! I'm here representing Team #ISFJ :)
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#FREAK out: #Apple and #Android gear vulnerable to yet another #opensource bug
 +Computerworld: Another month, another ancient OpenSSL vuln. with a silly name.
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A #Nexus wireless plan?
 
Confirmed: Google 'Nexus' wireless plan plan -- $GOOG #MVNO FTW?
 +Computerworld: Google wants to be a wireless carrier in the U.S., it says. SVP of products Sundar Pichai announced the move at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. 
At MWC, Sundar Pichai reveals plans to be a "small" mobile virtual network operator
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Google world domination confirmed.
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It's Monday, so that can only mean a mean +Stephen Glasskeys macro... 
Is Google splitting up Google+? It appears so. There's also a new Google+ czar in town to right wrongs with Google's ailing social network. If Google will let him, that is.
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Yes, I agree, +雲鳳張. We should all live in peace with Google Plus.
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+Terry Lightfoot To be fair, I think I heard somewhere that it's a digital feminine hygiene product.
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iPad Pro release date -- Delayed yet again
 +Computerworld: Apple's plus-sized iPad Pro has been delayed yet again, according to deep-throat sources. The supposedly business-focused slate is desperately needed to shore up Apple's disastrously-flagging business, we're told. Wait, what?
Apple's plus-sized iPad Pro has been delayed yet again, according to deep-throat sources. The supposedly business-focused slate is desperately needed to shore up Apple's disastrously-flagging business, we're told.<b> Wait, what? </b>
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That's it!  I guess all the critics were right.  Apple is going bankrupt immediately!  Like--RIGHT THIS SECOND!  :P heh
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#FREAK out: #Apple and #Android gear vulnerable to yet another #opensource bug
 +Computerworld: Another month, another ancient OpenSSL vuln. with a silly name.
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Naaa wrong, only one of them walked in the other two spun around in the doorway until the first one came out.
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Confirmed: Google 'Nexus' wireless plan plan -- $GOOG #MVNO FTW?
 +Computerworld: Google wants to be a wireless carrier in the U.S., it says. SVP of products Sundar Pichai announced the move at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. 
At MWC, Sundar Pichai reveals plans to be a "small" mobile virtual network operator
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I wonder if they will finally be able to unlock my Google Voice number...
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It's Monday, so that can only mean a mean +Stephen Glasskeys macro... 
Is Google splitting up Google+? It appears so. There's also a new Google+ czar in town to right wrongs with Google's ailing social network. If Google will let him, that is.
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