Group Vice President, European IT Research, IDC
Thomas Meyer joined IDC in January 1999 and is currently responsible for managing IDC‘s IT Research in Europe. This includes coverage of software, services and hardware markets focused on topics such as datacenter transformation, cloud computing, virtualization, business continuity, sustainability and print services. Additionally Meyer also manages IDC Europe‘s cross-domain Practices which provide insight and advisory on 3rd Platform industry transformation such Internet of Things, Cloud, Mobility, Big Data and Customer Experience IT to ICT vendors and end users. Meyer frequently speaks at IDC, industry, customer and CIO events such as CeBIT, IDC’s EMEA CIO Summit Series, IDC‘s Virtualization and Cloud Conferences and the Mobile Commerce Conference. He often contributes to articles in publications across Europe, including the Wall Street Journal, Die Zeit, Focus, Le Monde Informatique, and IT Week, and has also appeared on the BBC World Business Report and Breakfast Business Update. Before joining IDC, Thomas Meyer worked as an IT media analyst. He holds degrees from the University of London in economics and German and an MA with a focus on European management concepts.