Group Vice President, Research
Team: Canada Research
Canadian Telecom & Networks Team
Digital Marketplace and New Media
Mobile and Wireless
Social, Unified Communications and Collaboration
Worldwide Telecom Services Database
Tony Olvet is Group Vice President of the research domains team at IDC Canada. He is responsible for managing the services and research direction of the technology market analysts in Canada. Mr. Olvet is also a member of IDC Canada's Senior Leadership Team.
The analyst team that Mr. Olvet manages helps technology vendors, IT professionals, and business executives make fact-based decisions on technology marketing, deployment and strategy. He has researched and presented on a variety of industry topics including mobility, cloud computing, and top executive technology priorities.
Mr. Olvet has worked with clients across a variety of organizations including global IT manufacturers, Canadian telecom service providers, technology startups, financial institutions and public sector organizations. He is quoted in major print and web publications including The Globe and Mail, The Montreal Gazette, The National Post, CBC.ca, Network World and Computer World.
Prior to leading the research domains group, Mr. Olvet was VP, communications practice; Senior Consultant; and Director of the Canadian partnering research program at IDC. Mr. Olvet earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Waterloo and a Master's degree from the University of Toronto, specializing in economic geography.
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View from the C-Suite: Canadian Top Executive
Julie Ross, Tony Olvet, Mark Schrutt
Feb 2014 - Doc # CA1EMC14 IDC Presentation
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Canadian Predictions 2014: The Evolution of the
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Dec 2013 - Doc # CA5EMC13 Update
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