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About Jam Khan

Jam Khan

Vice President of Marketing for the Software Monetization division at Gemalto

Jamshed “Jam” Khan currently serves as Vice President of Marketing for the Software Monetization division at Gemalto. Over 20 years in the software industry with leadership roles in marketing, strategy, customer success and product management. His breadth of experience combined with extensive international exposure has allowed him to add measurable value in all aspects of a growth strategy: driving demand, launching products, enabling sales, and always putting the customer first. Jam holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from UCLA.

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The Virtual  Revolution Will Not Be Televised
12 years ago

The Virtual Revolution Will Not Be Televised

“The revolution will not be televised”, the singer Gil Scott-Heron once famously sang. I think he was trying to say that information and truth, cannot be packaged up in a nice “made for TV” special. In fact, by the time it’s happened, it’s probably already passed you by. I can’t help but feel this way about virtualization.  We’ve been hearing the hype for years. No one denies the unbelievable impact it has had, and the value it continues to promise. This is not one of those technologies where you think “if”, it’s really more of “when” and “how”. Read More

iPad Gives Food for Thought
13 years ago

iPad Gives Food for Thought

Let me start of by apologizing to both Apple enthusiasts, and those on the other end of the spectrum who expected this to be an discussion about the much debated iPad. It is not. While passions run high about iPad’s place in today’s market one thing is clear. Whether its time is now later is a moot point. What it does is shine yet another spotlight on the changing face of technology. The iPad builds on momentum created by the iPhone that is dramatically effecting how we consume technology.

So what does all this have to do with licensing. The new workforce is comprised of a generation that cannot live within the strict boundaries traditionally defined by IT. They also see the unprecedented access afforded by applications like iTunes as something expected, rather than their predecessors, that still struggle with the piracy implications. They expect their software to be consumed in the manner most convenient to them, be it the home laptop, iPhone or iPad. Ask yourself how often you’ve wanted to access your favorite on-line service and just assumed that there must be “an app for that”. I have iPhone apps for most of the web applications for which I used to use my laptop (hurry up United, you’re lagging). Read More