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Christina Richmond

Program Director, Worldwide Security Services

Christina Richmond is a Program Director for IDC's Security Services research practice. In this role, she is responsible for IDC's worldwide research and analysis on enterprise and service provider security consulting and integration services. She provides insightful market analysis and actionable recommendations to clients worldwide. Ms. Richmond is responsible for identifying trends and analyzing strategies that are key to the success of the security-focused IT suppliers, global system integrators, and service providers. In this role, she analyzes key issues faced by these suppliers examining their services strategies, ecosystems, strategic alliances, and partnering strategies in this complex and fast moving market segment.

Prior to her role with the Infrastructure Security Services team, Ms. Richmond covered Channels and Alliances for IDC. Ms Richmond came to IDC from StorageTek in Louisville, CO where she ran Channel Marketing Communications. Ms. Richmond worked with a variety of hardware, software and service resellers discussing channel marketing and communication strategies, best channel practices and solution provider ecosystem dynamics.

Ms. Richmond holds a Bachelors Degree from Bryn Mawr College and lives in Louisville, Colorado with her husband and son.

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