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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


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...
On August 23, 2017, HP Inc. announced strong earnings results for its FY 3Q17. The company increased its revenue from the previous year by 10% (11% in constant currency) to $13.1 billion. Operating profits fell 14.5% to $955 million, as ope...
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HP Inc. Launches Full Color 3D Printer Series

Feb 2018 - Market Note - Doc # US43553518

by: Tim GreeneKeith Kmetz

This IDC Market Note details HP Inc.'s launch of a new full color 3D printer series and enhancements to its 3D printing channel partner program.
Office Printing Survey 2017 — Page Volume Trends

Feb 2018 - IDC Survey - Doc # US43563617

by: Keith Kmetz

This IDC Presentation details a United States-based IDC survey of companies to understand a number of critical market dynamics involving the use of printing technology in office environments. The goal of the survey was to identify the ongoi...
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