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Joshua Budd

AVP Consulting, CEMA

Joshua Budd is IDC's associate vice president for consulting in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (CEMA). Joshua focuses on business transformation and the roles that cloud, the Internet of Things, data analytics, social media, and cognitive technologies play in driving innovation in business and the public sector. Joshua regularly surveys senior business and public sector decision makers across CEMA to understand their challenges and identify best practices to implement emerging technologies. Joshua is a featured keynote speaker at industry events in the region.

Before joining IDC, Joshua spent two years as a manager and editor for a Prague-based internet start-up that published news and business information on Central Europe, Russia, and China. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, earning a bachelor's degree with honors.