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Nina Turner

Research Manager, Worldwide Semiconductor Applications Forecaster

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...
Worldwide Automotive Update Summary, 1Q18

Mar 2018 - Market Presentation - Doc # US43227118

by: Nina Turner

This IDC Presentation summarizes worldwide automobile sales forecast and quarterly sales worldwide and for North America, Europe, Japan, and China. An autonomous vehicle road map by OEM as announced is included.
This IDC Market Note discusses some of the themes that were evident at CES 2018, including the emergence of the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in edge devices ranging from home automation to the automobile. This document highlights ann...
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