Research Manager – Software and IT Services, IDC South Africa
Based in Johannesburg, Lise Hagen is a research manager at IDC South Africa, managing software and IT services research and market intelligence studies in Africa and across MEA. She is responsible for creating thought leadership reports on various topics related to the Software and IT Services industries, is involved in all sizes of custom research projects, and, in the process, develops rapport with key industry stakeholders.
Lise has varied consulting industry and mobile telecom experience. Prior to joining IDC, she specialised in technology, competitive intelligence and outsourcing research at Accenture. At Vodafone UK she was involved in mobile strategy planning, including forecasting (financial, network demand, technology and device capability), and aligning business segment strategy with device strategy.
Lise holds a BA in Languages and a MA in Literature from the University of Johannesburg, and has also completed a MA in Anthropology at the University of South Africa.