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John Rydning

Research Vice President, Hard Disk Drives and Semiconductors

John Rydning

Research Vice President, Hard Disk Drives and Semiconductors

John Rydning is IDC's research vice president for hard disk drives. Mr. Rydning has developed a reputation for his depth and breadth of knowledge about the HDD industry, and particularly about underlying market and industry dynamics. Mr. Rydning provides valuable insight and analysis on the hard disk drive industry for HDD industry participants, HDD customers, and investors worldwide. Additionally, Mr. Rydning provides custom research and consulting on storage technology trends, product requirements, storage market opportunities, and marketing strategies for IDC's clients.

BACKGROUND

Mr. Rydning began his work in the IT industry at a small IT manufacturing company, and later spent 18 years at Hutchinson Technology, a major HDD component supplier.  Overall, Mr. Rydning has more than 25 years of IT industry experience, and is a frequent speaker at storage industry trade events and conferences around the world. In 2010, Mr. Rydning was a recipient of IDC’s most prestigious research award for his professional excellence in market research.

EDUCATION/INDUSTRY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Bachelors of science degree from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

 

This IDC Presentation, which was given on August 22, 2017, summarizes the hard disk drive (HDD) market results for CY 2Q17. Significant market dynamics, trends, and events are summarized and evaluated in this presentation. Numerous HDD mar...
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