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Serge Findling

Vice President of Research, Digital Transformation

Serge Findling is Vice President of Research with IDC's IT Executive Programs (IEP) and the CIO Agenda program. Serge focuses on digital transformation leadership for business and technology executives. He also manages IDC's Information and Data Transformation practice, helping organizations successfully weather and capitalize on the changes brought about by today's disruptive transformation in information management.


Serge is a transformational global business leader with over 35 years of leadership experience in Fortune 50 technology environments, forging pioneering changes in outcomes and organizational cultures. In his previous position at Hewlett-Packard, Serge directly supported eight CIOs and EVPs of global operations and led their most critical initiatives. Prior to HP, Serge had executive responsibility at Compaq, Digital Equipment, and Spie-Batignolles, an international construction leader.


  • Civil engineering degree from Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics, one of the prestigious French grandes écoles
  • Degree in Economics from Sorbonne University
  • Executive education from Wharton
  • Data science specialization from John Hopkins (Coursera)
  • Big data XSeries from Berkeley (EDX)
  • Digital Marketing from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign(Coursera)
  • A frequent speaker, presenter, and moderator at industry conferences as well as providing analysis for multiple media outlets
  • An advisor at the Houston Technology Center and at the MIT Enterprise Forum
This IDC Perspective provides an overarching vision for the technology architecture that organizations need to strive toward to scale digital transformation (DX) initiatives across the enterprise. It will form the basis for a series of foll...
Aligning IT with DX Organization Models

Sep 2017 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US43045117

by: Marc StrohleinSerge Findling

This IDC Perspective helps CIOs and IT executives understand the most widely used digital transformation organizational structures, when and how each archetype should be used, and the implications for CIOs in terms of their roles and servic...
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