International Data Corporation (IDC)

International Data Corporation (IDC) International Data Corporation (IDC)

33 Yonge St, Suite 420, Toronto, M5E 1G4, ON, CA



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. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries.

IDC Canada is located in downtown Toronto and is part of this vast analyst network. It has more analysts dedicated to understanding the Canadian market than any other global research firm. With a strong team of analysts and consultants in Canada complementing IDC's international research expertise, IDC Canada is the leading provider of industry research and analysis in the region. For more than 30 years, IDC Canada has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives.

IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company that activates and engages the most influential technology buyers.

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Experts (41)

Lawrence Surtees

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications

Over thirty years of experience advising clients on new technologies and trends impacting the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology Canadian Telecom History Telecom and National Security Green ICT 5G Networks Internet Technologies

Nigel Wallis

Nigel Wallis

Research Vice President, IoT & Industries

IDC Canada's Research Vice President for Internet of Things and Industries

Internet of Things Vertical Markets Software Markets Economic Analysis

Tony  Olvet

Tony Olvet

Group Vice President, Research

Group Vice President of the research domains team at IDC Canada

Canadian ICT Market Trends Digital Transformation IoT & Mobility Top Executive Priorities

Robert Smythe, P.Eng

Robert Smythe, P.Eng

IDC Associate, Financial Insights

Responsibilities have included CIO, operations and senior executive positions at major Canadian organizations

Financial Services Mobile Payments Banking and Capital markets Bitcoin & Blockchain

Lars Goransson

Lars Goransson

Managing Director, Canada

Lars Goransson is responsible for IDC's Canadian operation as Managing Director.

Competitive Intelligence Competitive Analysis Business Strategy Market Research Market Intelligence Entrepreneurship

Mark Schrutt

Mark Schrutt

Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research

Mark has recently changed roles at IDC Canada and is now a Strategic Advisor for Public Sector & Innovation Research

Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Data centres ICT Trends & analysis Government Healthcare Hosting Innovation

Kevin Lonergan

Kevin Lonergan

Research Manager, Security and Infrastructure

Research Manager with IDC Canada focusing on IT security and network equipment.

Routers Switches Networking Equipment Security Appliances Security Services Secuirty Software IP Telephony WLAN

Jean Philippe Bouchard

Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Mobility & Consumer Research

Leads the Mobility & Consumer research group at IDC Canada

Tablets Mobile Phones Wearables Forecasting & modeling Strategic Marketing

Manish Nargas

Manish Nargas

Senior Analyst, Consumer and Mobile Research

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer mobility, wearable and AR/VR market

Wearable Technology Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Consumer Mobility Usage Trends & Adoption Additive Manufacturing/3d Printing

Tim  Brunt

Tim Brunt

Program Manager, Personal Computing

Tim Brunt is the Program Manager for IDC's Canadian Quarterly PC Tracker program

Personal Computing Ultra-Portables Distribution Channels Desktops & Notebooks Tablets

Industry Experience (10)

  • Information Technology and Services
  • Telecommunications
  • IT Services/Consulting
  • Management Consulting
  • Market Research
  • Business Services
  • Wireless
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Networking
  • Internet