Senior Market Analyst, Custom Research and Consulting Group, IDC Malaysia
Zeffirelli Ibrahim is the Senior Market Analyst, part of the Custom Research and Consulting Group. Based in Malaysia, he is responsible for the management and delivery of custom research and consulting engagement with clients from the public and private sector in Malaysia. In his role, Zeffirelli is also required to develop new practice areas and opportunities for the consulting businesses in Malaysia.
Prior to joining IDC, Zeffirelli was an Industry Analyst of the Technical Insights Team of Frost & Sullivan, based in Kuala Lumpur. His core area of focus was ICT. In this respect, he had to track and monitor novel technology developments, in various ICT sub-segments such as Mobility, Network Security, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics, Social Networks and many more. His role as an Industry Analyst was to perform primary and secondary research, develop weekly articles, craft technology-driven reports as well as identify novel and innovative technologies globally to be accredited the Frost & Sullivan Award.
Before Frost & Sullivan, Zeffirelli was part of the Industry Partnership Group at British Telecom Multimedia Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. assisting and empowering local SMEs to leverage on British Telecom's R&D and proof-of-concept (POC) developments.
Zeffirelli holds a Master's Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from TELECOM Lille 1, Lille, France. After spending 7 years in Europe, France in particular; Zeffirelli possesses a rich working experience and can fluently communicate in French.