Senior Consulting Analyst
Tim McElligott is a Senior Consulting Analyst within the Stratecast Operations, Orchestration, Data Analytics & Monetization (ODAM) practice.
McElligott has published content and analysis since 1999 with a focus on the operations and business support systems that enable new business models for communications service providers. McElligott has developed deep expertise in the back office. At Stratecast, he has extended his focus to the emerging and deeply-coupled technologies of Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Analytics. He has delivered analysis of the early developments in this space as it relates to Operations, Orchestration, Data Analysis & Monetization functions.
A 25+ year veteran in the communications industry, McElligott has a decade of experience with a major North American operator in technology and engineering roles for both wireline and wireless voice and data systems. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of Billing & OSS World magazine and hosted the B/OSS World Conference & Expo, where he assembled network service provider experts and independent software vendors to discuss solutions to the industry's most pressing operational problems. Prior to that, McElligott covered OSS and BSS as a senior editor for Telephony magazine.
McElligott holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications from St. Xavier University in Chicago.