McGillicuddy is the vice president of research for the network management practice at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). He has more than nine years of experience in the IT industry, primarily as a journalist covering the network infrastructure market.
Prior to joining EMA, McGillicuddy was the news director for TechTarget's networking publications. He led the news team's coverage of all networking topics, from the infrastructure layer to the management layer. He has published hundreds of articles about the technology and competitive positioning of networking products and vendors. He was a founding editor of TechTarget's website SearchSDN.com, a leading resource for technical information and news on the software-defined networking industry.
McGillicuddy was previously a daily newspaper journalist who covered crime, education, government, and politics. He has also worked at the international publisher Cambridge University Press, where he edited and marketed books on electrical engineering and software development.