Founded in 2000, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) combines deep practitioner knowledge and extensive primary research to develop purpose-built content deliverables that help buyers buy and sellers sell. With content that addresses the key aspects of the buyer’s journey, ESG helps technology vendors create greater buyer confidence.
Looking to deepen its base of decision support content, Tech Target, Inc., acquired ESG in 2021. ESG proudly applies its expertise in all of the key go-to-market segments served by TechTarget, Inc., and together they help a range of IT professionals navigate the specific dynamics of individual technology markets.
Accelerate your business’ engineering, marketing, and sales success by tapping into ESG’s comprehensive library of market research and network of expert analysts.
Gain a deeper understanding of technology trends, capitalize more effectively on market dynamics, and position your organization to capture emerging opportunities.
Increase awareness, educate customers, gain share, and become a market leader with compelling marketing content developed by ESG experts.
Founder and Senior Analyst Steve Duplessie is an internationally recognized expert in IT infrastructure technologies and markets. An acclaimed speaker and author, Steve’s insights have been featured in Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, The Financial Times, USA Today, China Daily, The Moscow Times, and many other print and online publications. Steve is a valued strategic advisor to many of the largest technology providers in the world, including IBM, HPE, Dell EMC, NetApp, HDS, and other global IT organizations. A much sought-after speaker for conferences and industry events worldwide, Steve is known for his pull-no-punches, straight-shooting style. Steve’s presentations are renowned for being educational, opinionated, thought-provoking, and entertaining. They often draw standing-room-only capacity crowds.
Executive Vice President, Client Relations Mike Beaudet is responsible for client development and business development activities at ESG. Mike brings more than 35 years of sales and business development experience to his role, including time with IT market leaders such as EMC Corporation, Clearpoint Research Corporation, ITC, CLARiiON Advanced Storage Systems/Data General, StorageNetworks, and FilesX.
Executive Vice President, Research & Strategy John McKnight leads ESG’s analyst team and is responsible for all analyst services and market research operations. Under his leadership, ESG has become an established, respected, and trusted provider of research and advisory services, strategic consulting, and custom content solutions for the global IT community.
Vice President, Analyst Services and Senior Analyst Doug Cahill draws upon more than 25 years of industry experience across a broad range of cloud, host, and network-based products and markets to lead ESG's analyst team.
Prior to joining ESG, Doug held executive leadership positions at cloud and endpoint security firms where he launched market-leading products and established strategic partnerships. Over the course of his career, Doug has served in product management, marketing, and business development roles for storage management, networking, and database vendors, and started his career in IT as a business analyst.
Doug has written for Dark Reading and The Cipher Brief and has been quoted in CyberTrend, The Wall Street Journal, CRN, Network World, and other publications.
Vice President, Business Operations & Customer Success, Noelle Marzullo works within all areas of ESG to drive continuous improvement and efficiency company-wide, focusing primarily on three areas: Business Operations, Finance, and Sales Operations.
Noelle works to ensure smooth business operations at ESG, focusing on HR, payroll and benefits, employee morale, and all-hands activities. Noelle feels strongly about maintaining the special culture of ESG for both our clients and employees in an ever-changing business climate.
Noelle oversees business modeling and planning, along with the CFO, to set ESG up for stability, longevity, and success.
Noelle works closely with our sales organization to find efficiencies in everything we do, enabling our team to engage with our clients in the ESG way.
Noelle holds a B.S. in Marketing & Finance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a proud Steelers fan. She lives in Pittsburgh with her husband and their 3 kiddos.