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Tim Greene

Research Director, Hardcopy Solutions

Tim Greene is a Research Director within IDC's Hardcopy Solutions group. Greene is responsible for coverage of the large format printing, 3D printing, and digital signage markets. Greene's research and insights help companies in these areas understand and take action on digital transformation of their business. Greene joined IDC in 2014.


Prior to joining IDC Mr. Greene was the director of the large format printing research service at InfoTrends where he covered large format printing on a worldwide basis for over 17 years. In that role Greene conducted primary research studies for syndicated services, multi-client studies, and custom consulting engagements for clients around the world. Signature projects include annual worldwide large format printer survey work with FESPA, demand-side studies with Large Format Print Buyers (Who Buys Wide Format), Distribution channel studies, and studies of regional markets, Prior to joining InfoTrends Greene was a consultant with BIS Strategic Decision and GIGA Information Group covering the digital printing market.


  • BSBA in Management from Northeastern University
  • Frequent author to multiple media outlets such as Digital Output, Screen Printing, Dealer Communicator. Quoted in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and CNBC.
  • Frequent speaker at Industry events such as China OOH, SGIA, and FESPA.
EFI Connect — Positivity Reigns

Jan 2018 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS43531618

by: Tim Greene

EFI held its annual EFI Connect event January 23–26 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. EFI started in 1998, making this the 30th year the company has been in business. The overarching theme of the event was the positivity of the users and the ...
3D Systems Connects 3D Printers, VR, and Healthcare

Dec 2017 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS43273617

by: Tim Greene

3D printing in the healthcare industry grabs a lot of attention because it saves and improves peoples' lives. The range of applications for 3D printing in the healthcare industry, from the routine to the exotic, is still emerging, making it...
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HP Inc. Launches Full Color 3D Printer Series

Feb 2018 - Market Note - Doc # US43553518

by: Tim GreeneKeith Kmetz

This IDC Market Note details HP Inc.'s launch of a new full color 3D printer series and enhancements to its 3D printing channel partner program.
This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing and all of IDC's worldwide i...
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