Research Manager, Communications and Collaboration, IDC Asia/Pacific
Asia/Pacific Communications Team
Sherrie Huang is a Research Manager at IDC’s Asia/Pacific Communications and Collaboration Group. Based in Singapore, her research focus is on telecommunications and Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C), including enterprise telephony, email, contact center, and collaboration applications such as messaging, mobility, conferencing, and enterprise social networking.
In her role, Sherrie is responsible for conducting market sizing and forecast of telecom equipment and services such as UC&C, fixed line services, and optical network equipments. As a well-regarded independent analyst, she identifies telecommunications service adoption and go-to-market trends in the region, evaluates channel readiness, analyzes end-user buying behavior, and identifies challenges & opportunities for vendors, SPs and end-users. She also collaborates closely with other IDC analysts in areas such as mobile infrastructure and services, professional services, enterprise software, and cloud services.
Prior to joining IDC, Sherrie was an analyst at Ovum Asia/Pacific based in Hong Kong, focusing on telecoms market developments in the Greater China region and Singapore. Before that, Sherrie was with ZTE for over four years, with the first two years as a Product Manager and a Project Manager, and then as a Senior Telecom Consultant. Sherrie has been quoted by the major press agents and media channels across the Asia/Pacific region.
Sherrie holds an MSc degree in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Xiamen University, China. During her Master’s research program, Sherrie also worked as a researcher in I2R (Institute of Infocom Research) A*STAR in Singapore. Sherrie speaks fluent English and Mandarin as well as basic Hokkien and Cantonese.