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Milly Xiang

Associate Research Director, Telecom Practice,IoT,Mobility/Big Data Lead, IDC China

Milly Xiang is Associate Research Director at IDC China, heading the Telecommunication, Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C), and Internet of Things (IoT) Research Group. Milly has over 15 years of research experience in the communications industries. In 2013 and 2014, she further expanded her role to lead IDC China's research on enterprise mobility and Big Data — two pillar technology trends in IDC's 3rd Platform Research Architecture. Since 2013, Milly has led her research team in initiating IDC China's IoT-related research architecture and programs.

Since joining IDC China in 2000, Milly has conducted market research and provided counsel on numerous telecommunication projects. She has vast experience in project management including project planning, project proposal drafting, desk research, field research, and data processing and analysis. To date, she has received the IDC Research Quality and Timeliness Award and the IDC Global and Regional Fellowship for her contributions to the company.

Milly is a frequent speaker at IDC's Directions conferences in Asia/Pacific, including China, Korea, and Taiwan, as well as other major industry events. At these events, Milly is known to share her insightful views on market trends. She engages in media interviews regularly and is often quoted by leading ICT press in both China and Taiwan.

Prior to joining the Telecom team in 2001, Milly was an analyst at IDC China's Data Center, now known as the Vertical Industry Research and Consulting Group, where she conducted IDC Asia/Pacific and China end-user research, and provided support to other research teams.

Milly graduated with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in English and Information Management, from Beijing Foreign Studies University. 

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Telecom Operator Initiatives CY 3Q17

Aug 2017 - Market Presentation - Doc # CHE42414317

by: Milly Xiang

This IDC Presentation touched upon China's overall telecommunications environment as well as major telecom operators' performance, business strategies, and top initiatives, which will help you understand the Chinese telecommunications indus...

Sep 2016 - Market Forecast - Doc # CHC40547316

by: Antonio LiuMilly Xiang

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