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David Reinsel

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

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

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...
Digital transformation (DX) programs and processes must be organized to take full advantage of these capabilities as they roll out in order for DX initiatives to reach their full potential and for their sponsors to avoid marginalization or ...
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...
Directions Shenzhen — Data Consumption Is Driving Our Digital Universe

Jun 2016 - IDC Presentation - Doc # US41565116

by: Michael DeHart,  David Reinsel

This IDC Presentation presents Dave Reinsel's keynote address at IDC's Directions conference in Shenzhen, China. This Presentation discusses the size and importance of the digital universe, including a detailed analysis of data consumption ...
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