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Nina Turner

Research Manager

Nina Turner

Research Manager

Nina Turner is a Research Manager on IDC’s Enabling Technologies and Semiconductor team. Her core research coverage includes the Semiconductor Applications Forecaster(SAF) product, automotive technology, and energy and smart building research.  Ms. Turner has extensive experience in various technology industries, supply chain management, product development and management, and market and technology strategic assessment.


Previously, Ms. Turner spent more than 12 years within the technology industry, including more than seven years in the semiconductor industry.  Prior to joining IDC, Ms. Turner was in operations finance at Apple, Inc. performing financial analysis and research on Apple's critical suppliers. Ms. Turner was also an investment banker in technology ivestment banking at Credit Suisse where she covered a wide variety of technology markets. She began her career in the semiconductor industry in product management and supply chain management at Entegris, Inc. and Intel Corporation where she was part of the team managing the company's transition to 300mm.


  • MBA degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • M.S. degree in Material Science and Engineering from Stanford University
  • B.S. degree in Material Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Intel Acquires Mobileye to Accelerate Entry into Automotive Market

Mar 2017 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS42376417

by: Les Santiago,  Nina TurnerMario Morales

While Intel Corp.'s acquisition of Mobileye N.V. gives the company an immediate leading market share position in automotive advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and has strategic merit, IDC notes that the market is increasingly competi...
Intel Acquires Movidius: Expands Portfolio in Visual Compute and AI

Sep 2016 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS41725216

by: Michael J. Palma,  Les Santiago,  Nina Turner

Intel continued its recent trend of amassing assets in the compute vision and artificial intelligence (AI) space with its acquisition of Movidius Inc. With applications in the VR, smart glasses, and drone space and beyond, this new acquisit...
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This IDC Market Note provides a summary and analysis of Marvell's announced agreement to acquire Cavium for $6 billion. The acquisition rationale and the markets that are impacted by this acquisition are reviewed. The acquisition enables Ma...
Worldwide Automotive Update Summary, 3Q17

Nov 2017 - Market Presentation - Doc # US43227317

by: Nina Turner

This IDC Market Presentation summarizes the worldwide automobile sales forecast and the quarterly sales for North America, Europe, Japan, and China for 3Q17. In addition, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) at different automated drivin...
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