Associate Vice President, Consulting, IDC France
Alain Pétrissans joined IDC in 1998 and manages all research and consulting projects in France on the IT and telecoms markets.
With 20 years' experience in the industry, Pétrissans has led many consulting assignments for a variety of IT vendors and corporate and government clients in France. He specializes in providing strategic advice to his clients, informing and validating their product, marketing, and sales strategies. His clients include HP, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, France Telecom, and government agencies in France.
Pétrissans regularly speaks at industry and user conferences and is frequently quoted in industry publications.
Prior to his consulting career, Pétrissans worked as a sales and marketing engineer in the electronic component industry. He has an engineering degree in chemical and physical science.