Research Director, European Software Group, IDC
Gerry has 11 years’ experience as a senior analyst and consultant in customer-oriented enterprise applications and services. His research coverage for IDC includes enterprise collaboration, content management, customer relationship management, digital transformation, customer experience, customer communications and omni-channel engagement.
Previously Gerry was a senior analyst for Ovum, where he specialised in digital marketing technologies, and at Bloor Research where he focused on analytics, performance management and CRM. For seven years Gerry was a lecturer for the UK’s Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) on its Masters-level course in strategic marketing management.
Earlier in his career Gerry was Marketing Director at Hyperion and MicroStrategy and founded three research and consulting agencies advising hi-tech companies. Gerry is a CIM Fellow, has a Diploma in Marketing post-graduate qualification, and a BA Hons Business Studies degree from Sheffield Hallam University.
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