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Keith Kmetz

Program Vice President, Imaging, Printing & Document Solutions

Keith Kmetz is the Program Vice President of IDC's Imaging, Printing & Document Solutions programs. He is responsible for all written research in these areas, including analysis on the printer, multifunction peripheral (MFP) and 3D printing markets as well as related transformational hardcopy software/services developments.  Based on his 20+ year experience at IDC, Kmetz's research coverage has spanned a wide variety of significant print industry topics with an emphasis on both forecast and survey analysis; vertical market opportunities; and client go-to-market strategies.



Previously, Kmetz joined IDC in 1995 with a 10+ year background in IT marketing and market research.  His past work experience includes product and marketing roles within the printer vendor and channel communities.  Additionally, Mr. Kmetz was a printer analyst at BIS Strategic Decisions.



  • MBA in Marketing from Babson College
  • B.A. in Behavioral Sciences from Concordia College
  • Frequent speaker, presenter and moderator at industry conferences and client events
  • Recognized for a number of IDC Excellence Awards for Business Development, Product Quality and Consulting Achievement


HP Inc. announced strong quarterly results for FY 1Q18, showing positive revenue growth for a fourth consecutive quarter. Demonstrating growth across all regions and business categories, total revenue increased 14% to $14.5 billion, compare...
On November 21, 2017, HP Inc. announced strong earnings results across its Personal Systems and Printing groups for FY 4Q17 — closing out what can only be characterized as a resurgent year for the company. For a third consecutive quarter, b...
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Worldwide 3D Printer Forecast, 2018–2022: An Analysis

Jun 2018 - Market Forecast - Doc # US41988417

by: Tim GreeneKeith Kmetz

This IDC study provides the worldwide 3D printer market forecast across major regions for 2018–2022. It also provides a summary of the worldwide 3D printing hardware forecast for 2018–2022. Each of the seven major 3D printing technologies a...
This IDC Perspective examines the impact of the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the global print industry with specific focus on the ramifications of paper and digital content security."Digital transformatio...
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