Rebecca Wetzel is an industry analyst and consultant focusing on cloud-enabling and application
performance management technologies. She draws on nearly three decades of data networking
experience to write, blog and consult about new technologies and emerging trends.
She is a principal in the technology-consulting firm NetForecast and president of Wetzel
Consulting. She previously served as vice president of marketing for several startups, including
WAN optimization vendor InfoLibria and application firewall vendor MagniFire. Wetzel also was an
industry analyst and consultant at TeleChoice.
She began her career at Motorola Codex and at BBN, where she helped launch BBN as one of the
world's first and most innovative commercial Internet service providers. A graduate of Wellesley
College, Wetzel holds an master's degree in business administration from Babson College, and an
master's degree from the University of Bradford in the U.K.