Head, Asia Pacific Energy Insights and Vertical Markets
Emilie Ditton is Head, Asia/Pacific Energy Insights and Australia Vertical Markets. Emilie is responsible for the Asia/Pacific energy industry and worldwide mining research programs. She provides fact-based research, analysis, and best practice advice, helping clients to make best use of information technology and assisting them in delivering their desired business outcomes. Beginning her career in the utilities sector with AGL in Sydney during the introduction of price deregulation, she was a core team member that contributed to modeling the capital value of assets and their utilization across the network as the basis of pricing. Working within the IDC Insights team across Asia/Pacific and within the Energy Insights team globally, Emilie engages across the region with IT users and vendors within the energy and mining sectors. She also leads and provides oversight to the Australia Vertical Markets program; she and her team cover seven verticals within this program, including BFSI, government, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and the resources sector. In delivering this program of research over the last four years Emilie has been a leading analyst within IDC for mining sector research and insights as IDC has built this research focus. Emilie is frequently asked to present at industry and vendor events, and has keynoted IDC's CIO Summits in 2014 and 2015.
Following her work at AGL, Emilie then moved to London, where she worked in senior roles for British Telecom, first in BT Wholesale and then BT Government — assessing opportunities for BT at a time of considerable transformation in the use of ICT by the U.K. government sector. She then moved back to Australia, where prior to her current role for IDC she was a senior member of the Ovum Telecoms consulting team in Melbourne.
Emilie holds a Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Chemical, with honors) and a Bachelor Degree in Commerce (Finance and Marketing) from the University of Sydney.
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