Director of Research and Development
As Director of Research and Development, Jeff is responsible for research and development efforts for new and existing products. Jeff was one of the first employees to join the company and he was instrumental in the design and implementation of our patented IP Intelligence technologies. He currently leads research into future advances of IP Intelligence in order to leverage these enhanced capabilities for current and future Digital Element products. He is the in-house expert on IPv6 and writes the IPv6 Knowledge blog. By leveraging his many years of software engineering experience and expertise in the IP Intelligence arena, Jeff ensures that Digital Element delivers world-class solutions. In addition to the original design and implementation of our NetAcuity architecture, still in use today, Jeff is the co-inventor of the patent-pending NetAcuity Edge technology. He is the co-inventor of the Trusted Server technology used in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Phishing Filter as well as a co-inventor of E-Scam, an anti-phishing product that is deployed with Earthlink, the nation’s second largest ISP. Prior to joining Digital Envoy, Jeff held several software engineering positions within Arris Interactive focusing on the cable-telephony provider’s ETSI V5.2 implementation. Prior to Arris he worked for Scientific Research Corporation, working on several projects for the Naval Space Surveillance System. Jeff graduated from Clemson University with a BS in Computer Science.