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David Reinsel

Sr. Vice President, Mobility, Security, Consumer, Semiconductors, Telecom, Client Computing and Imaging/Print/Document Solutions

Dave Reinsel is senior vice president over a number of IDC's research areas, including: mobility, security, consumer, semiconductors, telecommunications, client computing, and imaging/print/document solutions. Mr. Reinsel and his team of over 50 analysts provide timely and industry-leading insight and analysis for IT professionals, investors, resellers, distributors, and manufacturers worldwide. In addition to delivering annual and quarterly forecasts and analyses on mainstream 2nd platform technologies, his research teams are responsible for delivering research and insight around 3rd platform pillars (e.g., Mobility) and innovation accelerators such as augmented/virtual reality, 3D printing, next generation security, and robotics.  Beyond his management responsibilities, Mr. Reinsel provides custom research and consulting for IDC clients on industry trends, product requirements, and marketing strategies and maintains detailed models and research related to high profile research like the Digital Universe and Where in the World is Storage.


Mr. Reinsel’s more than 23 years of experience within the IT industry and broad responsibilities allow him to monitor and portend technology intersections and opportunities as digital transformation ensues across the globe, throughout businesses, and within our individual lives, giving him ample opportunities to speak at  conferences worldwide.


  • Bachelor's degree in education in the field of mathematics from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

Follow Dave on Twitter @DavesBytes

Ford Introduces Waze to SYNC 3 Suite

Jan 2018 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS43529018

by: Carrie MacGillivrayDavid Reinsel

Ford's addition of Waze to SYNC 3 highlights the continuing merge of the application ecosystem and connected vehicle. Both Ford and Waze gain from this partnership, with SYNC gaining significant mapping and location services and Waze potent...
Toshiba has agreed to sell its Memory Group for ¥2 trillion (or ~$17.7 billion) to a Bain Capital–led consortium that involves Japan's Hoya Corporation, South Korea's SK Hynix, and U.S. investors Apple, Kingston Technology Corporation, Seag...
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This IDC Perspective discusses IDC's take on the impact of Meltdown and Spectre on the enterprise server market.According to Laura DuBois, GVP for IDC Infrastructure Systems, "The scale of these latest vulnerabilities, the way it was report...
This IDC study discusses worldwide consumer technology 2018 predictions."Consumer digital transformation (DX) continues to drive new devices, services, technologies, and experiences," says Greg Ireland, research director with IDC's Consumer...
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IDC at CES 2018

Jan 10, 2018 - Las Vegas, NV United States