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Jean-François Segalotto

Research Manager, EMEA

Jean-François Segalotto is a Research Manager with IDC Energy Insights Europe, Middle East and Africa conducting region-focused research providing full coverage of the utilities industry value chain. Segalotto leads the "European Utility IT and Operational Technologies Strategies" advisory service, which provides full coverage of the utility industry value chain. In his role, Segalotto covers a wide range of industry-specific themes, including smart grids, mobility, Internet of Things, connectivity and networks, and business systems supporting smart customer operations and digital transformation.  

Segalotto is also an active member of IDC’s European Internet of Things Ecosystem and Trends practice.

He is based at the IDC Italy office in Milan.


Leading up to his role in IDC, Jean-François spent over nine years as a market analyst in the telecoms, broadcast and digital media sectors, working first at ThinkTel (Milan), and e-Media Research (Milan, London). He has also collaborated as a research fellow and co-author with the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department on monetary institutional frameworks and monetary policy.

Segalotto is bilingual Italian-French and fluent in English.


  • 2004 — Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy – BA in Business Administration
  • Speaker at industry conferences and published author
Blockchain in Utilities: The State of Play

Mar 2018 - IDC Perspective - Doc # EMEA43629918

by: Jean-François Segalotto

Blockchain is emerging as a potential accelerator of the ongoing transition from centralized to distributed energy systems. The technology opposes the long-term threat of disintermediation in the last segments of the utility value chain to ...
This IDC study is based on IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide, and provides a detailed blockchain market forecast breakdown by technology and industry. It describes the key drivers and market dynamics that characterize blo...
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