Q&A


Profiles in AR: Synaxis’ Monique Blake

Profiles in AR: Synaxis’ Monique Blake

Looking for illuminating AR advice and information? You’re in luck. Our next “Profile in AR” is a great one!  We were thrilled to connect recently with Monique Blake, VP of analyst relations at consulting firm Synaxis. An experienced AR professional, Monique previously managed analyst relations at Oracle, Neustar, Appian and MarkLogic. In her interview below, Monique compares AR at a consulting firm with AR in-house,...

Read More


Meet Nick Lombardi, ARInsights’ New Senior Software Engineer

Meet Nick Lombardi, ARInsights’ New Senior Software Engineer

At ARInsights, we want to introduce you to new faces at the company who are helping advance the ARchitect solution and our customers’ success with it. Recent hire Nick Lombardi, senior software engineer, is one of those people working behind the scenes to make (AR) magic happen! We caught up with Nick to ask more about his background, role and goals at ARInsights. Read on...

Read More


Profiles in AR: Analyst Elias Khnaser (Part II)

Profiles in AR: Analyst Elias Khnaser (Part II)

Analyst relations (AR) readers, get ready to absorb some more terrific information and advice!  We’re bringing you Part II of our “Profiles in AR” interview with Elias Khnaser, former research VP at Gartner, where he covered cloud and data center trends for seven years. Elias is now chief of research for EK Media Group and also regularly posts to his YouTube channel, where he hosts...

Read More


Profiles in AR: Analyst Elias Khnaser (Part I)

Profiles in AR: Analyst Elias Khnaser (Part I)

Every day, the work of an analyst relations (AR) professional revolves around industry analysts. So, who better to give advice on ways to engage them than an experienced, well-respected analyst himself, with a reputation for excellence and telling it like it is? The next interview in our “Profiles in AR” series is one we think you’ll be excited about. We recently connected with Elias Khnaser,...

Read More


Profiles in AR: NTT Ltd.’s Marjan Khanji

Profiles in AR: NTT Ltd.’s Marjan Khanji

We’re excited to share another “Profile in AR” with you. Our latest interview is with Marjan Khanji, analyst relations director at global technology services company NTT Ltd. Marjan has been immersed in analyst relations for more than 15 years.  Marjan brings an interesting perspective — having worked at PR agencies leading AR strategies and campaigns for clients and, more recently, successfully transitioning to an in-house...

Read More


Profiles in AR: Alteryx’s Gerry Van Zandt (Part II)

Profiles in AR: Alteryx’s Gerry Van Zandt (Part II)

We’re back with Part II of “Profiles in AR” with Gerry Van Zandt of Alteryx. If you missed Part I, check it out here – it’s a fascinating take on analyst relations (AR) in small team and one-person environments, compared to AR with large teams. Based on his nearly three decades of AR experience, Gerry shares more great insights on the nature of the field...

Read More


Profiles in AR: Alteryx’s Gerry Van Zandt (Part I)

Profiles in AR: Alteryx’s Gerry Van Zandt (Part I)

Analyst relations readers, you’re in for a treat! Our latest “Profile in AR” features Gerry Van Zandt, senior director of analyst relations at analytics automation company Alteryx. Gerry has been a staple in the AR field for nearly three decades — previously managing global analyst relations for Oracle, HP, Intel and more, and serving on the Institute of Influencer & Analyst Relations (IIAR>) board of...

Read More


New ‘Profiles in AR’ Series: Q&A With Robin Schaffer

New ‘Profiles in AR’ Series: Q&A With Robin Schaffer

We’re excited to launch “Profiles in AR,” a new series on the ARInsights blog. These Q&A-style interviews will bring you fresh insights, real-world anecdotes and actionable advice from people who are immersed in the fabric of analyst relations (AR).  From accomplished, interesting and expert practitioners, to highly regarded analysts themselves, they’ll say it best, and tell it like it is! We’ve got a great line-up...

Read More


​​‘Lucky’ AR Hacks from AR Pros

​​‘Lucky’ AR Hacks from AR Pros

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! May you have a lucky day today! To help bring on the luck, we asked a few AR pros to share some tips and tricks of the trade. And unlike those stingy leprechauns who tend to hoard their pots of gold, this AR community is very happy to share the wealth!  May these pointers, recommendations, apps and more enhance your productivity,...

Read More


AR, You’re My Valentine!

AR, You’re My Valentine!

It’s Valentine’s Day, and we’re sharing our love… for analyst relations (AR)! We asked AR pros to describe aspects of the profession that excite them, motivate them and make them eager to start their days. There’s a lot to enjoy about this fast-paced role, and it’s no wonder “analyst relations specialists” are among the top 10 jobs on the rise (per LinkedIn). Read on to see why...

Read More



Page 2 of 3123