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Michael Jennett

Vice President of Research, Mobility Strategies

As Vice President of Mobility Strategies for IDC's IT Executive Programs (IEP), Mike Jennett helps organizations leverage mobility to create effective business and technology strategies. He brings 20 years of business and technology experience with both Fortune 50 companies and dynamic startups to support clients through research, consulting, training, and speaking engagements.


Previously, Mike led Hewlett Packard’s enterprise mobility transformation. He was responsible for all aspects of the development, deployment and integration of HP IT’s mobile applications and infrastructure on a worldwide basis, evangelizing HP developments and products and shaping the company’s overall go-to-market strategy as part of HP’s cross-business leadership team. Prior to his focus on HP's Mobility transformation, Mike led strategy for HP IT and managed integration for many of HP's mergers and acquisitions. His thirteen-year tenure at HP included leadership roles in mobility, web and enterprise applications, and emerging technologies. Before joining HP, Mike served as COO of Spotlight Studios, an award-winning Internet development firm serving venture-funded startups and Fortune 500 companies.



  • B.A. in English Literature from California Polytechnic University
  • Author of two books on Web technologies for Osborne/McGraw-Hill
  • Worldwide speaker, presenter and moderator for industry conferences, and contributor to multiple industry publications
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