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Jeffrey Hojlo

Program Director

As Program Director, Product Innovation, Jeff Hojlo leads IDC Manufacturing Insights research and analysis of the PLM market, including topics such as the development of an innovation platform and the intersection of product design, development, and digital manufacturing.  Mr. Hojlo is also responsible for research on business and IT issues related to the engineering oriented value chain (EOVC), which includes automotive, aerospace & defense, industrial machinery, and heavy equipment manufacturers, as well as the technology oriented value chain (TOVC), which includes manufacturers in the electronics and semiconductor markets.


Complementing 20 years of experience in the IT industry in product marketing roles with companies such as Engage, RSA Security, and Performaworks, Mr. Hojlo has worked for the past 10 years in the PLM industry. Most recently, he was global industry marketing lead at Siemens PLM Software for multiple industries including food & beverage, consumer products, industrial machinery, and heavy equipment, and prior to that, an Analyst at AMR Research where he conducted research and analysis of Product Innovation and the PLM market across industry from consumer goods to high tech.

Mr. Hojlo regularly contributes to the IDC Manufacturing Insights Community ( and tweets (@jeffhojlo) about business and IT issues relevant to manufacturers and their product innovation strategy.


He received the Executive Certificate in Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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This IDC Perspective provides updates on Siemens' industry offerings presented during Siemens' annual analyst advisory event held on September 5–8, 2017 in Boston. The event showcased Siemens' strategy around its acquisition of Mentor Graph...
Analytics and Machine Learning Opportunities for Innovation

Oct 2017 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US41835517

by: Jeffrey Hojlo

This IDC Perspective shows analytics and machine learning opportunities for innovation."Manufacturers are looking at product innovation and the product life cycle as an extended process that includes many facets of their business, from deve...
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