James Rafferty is a highly experienced business person whose business roles have included running his own consulting company, developing and executing product strategies as a product line manager within the Voice over IP and Office Equipment industries, and earlier roles in engineering management, operations management, and information technology. He is also a published author in numerous high technology publications which have included SIP Magazine, Internet Telephony, Network World, and Byte Magazine. At Northeastern, he has brought his diverse business background into the classroom and offered real world industry experiences to complement his teaching curriculums for the Introduction to Business and Introduction to Marketing courses.


  • BS Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • MEng Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Awards & Recognition

  • Distinguished Service Award, Electronic Messaging Association, 1998
  • Computer Facsimile Industry Award, 1996