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Chad Huston

Research Manager, Worldwide Services

Chad Huston is a Research Manager for the Worldwide Services program.  Mr. Huston works with IDC analysts across all fourteen business and IT services markets, as well as all seven geographic regions, to aggregate the highest level view of the services market.  Mr. Huston utilizes this data, as well as his interaction with vendors and end users, to analyze key developments in the services industry within the Worldwide Services program. Common topics in this program have been: profitability by type of service (consulting versus outsourcing), "Top 10" vendors in the market, recent acquisitions, and geographic trends.


Previously, Chad worked as an analyst with Accenture, spending two years in the Dallas, Texas office focused mainly on resources clients, and 6 months at the Melbourne Australia office dedicated to a large public sector engagement. 


  • M.A. in International Economics from Brandeis University
  • B.B.A. in Finance from Abilene Christian University
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What Is on the Minds of IT Services Buyers 2018

Jan 18, 2018 - Framingham, MA United States