Chrystelle Labesque is a research director working in IDC's EMEA personal computing team. In this role she is responsible for driving the PC and tablet research areas and related Tracker and CIS programs, as well as leading the team, market communications and client liaison.
Ms. Labesque has a strong background in the PC industry and specifically in distribution, having worked at Actebis as European product manager in charge of PC OEMs, then at Ingram Micro. During this time, Ms. Labesque worked with all the major industry players — software and hardware vendors and channel partners across Europe.
Ms. Labesque studied political science and economics at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques of Bordeaux and holds an MBA in international management from Laval University in Canada. She is a native French speaker, and also speaks English and German.