Leif Eriksen Joins IDC as Research Vice President, Future of Operations
International Data Corporation (IDC) today announced Leif Eriksen joins as Research Vice President, Future of Operations. In this role, Eriksen will spearhead IDC's (News - Alert) thought leading research on the transformation of operations through digital technology. With more than thirty years of relevant industry experience, including a leadership position at GE and research director roles at AMR Research and Gartner (News - Alert), Eriksen will offer keen insights and deliver compelling new research to help clients become digitally resilient and thrive in the face of unprecedented disruption.
Most recently, Eriksen founded The Industrial Data Hub to aggregate and contextualize the deluge of industrial data, making it more accessible and useful to clients. Throughout his accomplished career, Eriksen has served in a variety of leadership positions helping clients - big and small - manage change and understand the critical role of technology to support operational excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement. With valuable experience at AVEVA, Industry Insights, Zebra Technologies (News - Alert), and as an industry practitioner, Eriksen is well positioned to support IDC clients and deliver the analysis and insights needed for them to successfully navigate the journey of transforming their operations.
"We welcome Leif to the IDC community and look forward to his valued contributions to our market-leading research," said Kevin Prouty, group vice resident, Energy and Manufacturing Insights at IDC. "Digital resiliency and accelerated innovation are foundational to thriving in a rapidly changing world. Leif's wealth of experience and deep industry insights will be instrumental in helping clients successfully transition to the next normal."
About IDC's Future of Operations Practice
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