About our Conference Chairs:
Lars Goransson is responsible for IDC’s Canadian operation as General Manager and Group Vice President. IDC Canada’s product and services offerings provide the Canadian IT community with market based research across the value continuum of budgeting & planning, marketing awareness and lead generation, and measurement and performance management.Lars also actively manages IDC Canada’s Custom Solutions Group and Practices Research groups. IDC Canada's Custom Solutions Group is responsible for managing large custom research projects and proprietary consulting activities with IDC's clients.
Nigel Wallis is IDC Canada's Research Vice President for Internet of Things and Industry research. Based in Ottawa, Nigel directs the Internet of Things (IoT) research program. Nigel also leads our research into how different industries are adopting technology across Canada via the Canadian Vertical Markets program.He delivers research covering these markets with a particular focus on demand-side preferences, technology deployment plans, business priorities and Canadian-specific forecasting.
Jason Bremner is Research Vice President of the Industry and Business Solutions analyst team at IDC Canada. His team researches the application software and business services markets in Canada, with specific focus on how different industries are investing in cloud, analytics, mobility and social technologies to accelerate digital transformation.