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Lars Goransson

Managing Director, IDC Canada

Lars Goransson is responsible for IDC's Canadian operation as Managing Director. IDC Canada's product and services offerings provide the Canadian IT community with market intelligence and market based research across the value continuum of budgeting & planning, marketing awareness and lead generation, and measurement and performance management.

Prior to his role as Managing Director, Lars has held a number of senior analyst and management roles since joining IDC in 1996, most recently as General Manager & Group VP.  Previously, Lars managed IDC Canada’s Custom Solutions Group providing proprietary advisory services to Canadian clients.  Lars started his career with IDC in the IT outsourcing space and successfully built a very a large IT Services Research Group in Canada.

Mr. Goransson is a graduate of the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.  Lars is a board member at the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC).  He is also a board member at the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4) and chairs the Research Committee.  He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a member of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CAMC).

Follow Lars on Twitter @lgoransson.

This IDC Market Presentation explores IDC Canada's ICT predictions for 2018 and was originally presented as a web conference on December 6, 2017. Thought leaders Tony Olvet and Lars Goransson highlighted the most dynamic information and com...
Business Strategy: Mobile Payments in Canada — 2016 Status Update

Feb 2016 - Business Strategy - Doc # CA40652216

by: Robert Smythe,  Lars Goransson

This IDC Financial Insights report provides an update to IDC Financial Insights' May 2014 report that examined the current status of mobile payments in Canada and how they might evolve in the future (see Business Strategy: Mobile Payments a...
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