Linn Huang, a senior research analyst with IDC's Clients and Displays research group, is responsible for tracking market developments and sales performance of personal computers and monitors along with the emerging trends that affect the global and regional PC business.
Prior to joining IDC, Linn served as a product manager at ASUS. He managed several consumer electronics and PC hardware product lines, including computer monitors, netbooks, and thin clients. He developed and executed product strategy from new product development through go-to-market campaigns and subsequent channel management to end of lifecycle, developing deep insights into advanced product distribution channel management and control.
As a product manager, he has served as a speaker at numerous symposiums regarding the necessities of equipping our education system with up-to-date technologies that promote computer literacy as a core student competency. He has also delivered a vast array of seminars regarding the increasing importance of ecologically responsible product development and manufacturing.
Linn received his BA in music from the University of California, Berkeley and his MBA from Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business, where he also contributed to faculty research in marketing strategy and new product development in the high tech industry.