Enterprise MobileNext Forum Announces Participating IDC Analysts

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., August 29, 2012Enterprise MobileNext Forum, a two-day forum dedicated to the most pressing enterprise executive decisions related to mobile management, innovation, and transformation, today announced the list of IDC analysts participating at the Enterprise MobileNext Forum taking place November 28–29, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, CA. Produced by International Data Corporation (IDC), the premier global provider of market intelligence, and IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows and events, Enterprise MobileNext will feature visionary thought leadership as well as real world case studies on how executives are implementing  enterprise solutions in an increasingly mobile world.

IDC has recently released the list of participating analysts at the event. Enterprise MobileNext Forum attendees will have the opportunity to meet privately with an IDC analyst for real-time advice. To ensure a strong return on their time at the forum, attendees will have access to more than a dozen members of IDC’s enterprise mobility team, who will be available for complimentary one-on-one meetings. Each team member is an expert in a specific area related to enterprise mobility. Meetings are scheduled on-site during breakfast, lunch, and networking breaks. IDC analysts participating in the event include:

  • Crawford Del Prete, Executive VP, Worldwide Research Products & Chief Research Officer, IDC
  • Stephen Drake, Program VP, Mobility and Telecom, IDC
  • Danielle Levitas, Group VP, Consumer, Clients, Broadband, & New Media, IDC
  • Sheila Brennan, Program Manager, Aftermarket and Service Strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights
  • Chris Christiansen, Program VP, Security Products and Services, IDC
  • Leslie Hand, Research Director, Supply Chain, Merchandising and Demand Management, IDC Retail Insights
  • Carrie MacGillivray, Program Director, SMB, Telecom and Networks, IDC
  • Rohit Mehra, Director, Enterprise Communications Infrastructure, IDC
  • Courtney Munroe, Group VP, Worldwide Telecommunications, IDC
  • Bob O’Donnell, Program VP, Clients and Displays, IDC
  • David Potterton, VP of Global Research, Financial, IDC Financial Insights
  • Leslie Rosenberg, Research Manager, Network Life-Cycle Services, IDC
  • Marcus Torchia, Research Manager, Smart Grid Strategies, IDC Energy Insights

“The real strength of the Enterprise MobileNext Forum is the objective views that IDC analysts share combined with case studies from organizations that are leading the industry in terms of mobile adoption,” said Crawford Del Prete, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Research Products & Chief Research Officer, IDC. “This is the attendee’s opportunity to have private one-on-one meetings with analysts that understand the challenges and opportunities enterprise mobility presents in their industry.”

The forum’s content, agenda, and speaker line-up is being developed in collaboration with Enterprise MobileNext’s Advisory Board, consisting of top enterprise executives, wireless industry leaders, and IDC’s senior mobile analysts. Please visit the event web site, www.mnextforum.com, for a complete list of advisory board members and a preview of the innovative conference program.

For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Michael Deutsch, SVP Sales, IDC at mdeutsch@idc.com.

For more information regarding Enterprise MobileNext, please visit www.mnextforum.com.

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo (www.idgworldexpo.com) is a leading producer of tradeshows and events for professionals and consumers seeking world-class education, strategic business relationships, and access to industry-leading products and services. IDG World Expo’s portfolio of conferences and events includes Macworld®, Electronic Entertainment Expo®(E3®), Anime Expo®, Halo® Fest, Enterprise MobileNext, Macworld Mobile at Mobile Asia Congress™, and Macworld Mobile at Mobile World Congress™. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world’s leading technology media, research and event company.

About IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. For more than 48 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world’s leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.

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