Mette Ahorlu is research director for IDC's European Services Group. She provides research and consulting services primarily to IT services vendors and investment banks.
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark Ahorlu is responsible for the European Services Overview program, which covers key topics such as the future of IT services, new service delivery models, implications of changing decision models in European organizations, consulting services, customer experience IT, and IT service vendor strategies and competitive positioning.
Program Director, IDC Nordic and EMEA Telecom & Networking Group
Research Coverage: Software
Carla Arend joined IDC in 2000 and is responsible for managing the European information management research service. Carla provides industry clients with key insight into market dynamics, vendor activities, and end-user trends in information management and storage software and services markets. She is also responsible for the Western European storage software data tracking product.
Philip Carter is vice president for the European Software Group. He leads a team of analysts that cover the infrastructure, middleware, and applications software markets and is tasked with writing and presenting on broader enterprise software trends and the impact of emerging technology areas such as Big Data, cloud, mobility, and social as they relate to the European region.
Research Coverage: Servers, Personal computers, Mobile phone, Hardcopy peripherals
Anders Elbak joined IDC in 1997 and has been involved in projects covering most areas in the ICT industry, including hardware, software, IT Services and telecoms, giving him an invaluable insight in the overall trends and dynamics in the industry. He has been responsible for printer, phone, PC and server trackers in the Nordic countries as well as lead the consumer market research program.
Jan Horsager is responsible for IDC’s local research coverage in the Nordics. For more than half of his career he has been with the IDC/IDG business’ in the Nordics - as Research Manager covering IT-services in the Nordics as well as Editor-in-Chief at Computerworld Denmark.
Jonas Hedegaard Knudsen is a research director within IDC Health Insights in EMEA. He is responsible for analyzing key trends related to IT strategies and spending in European healthcare organizations. He advises healthcare organizations and ICT vendors on planning and implementing effective digital health transformation initiatives to drive integrated and personalized care innovation.
Associate Vice President, Software, European Region
Research Coverage: Software
Bo Lykkegaard joined IDC in 2002 and focuses on the composition and developments of the Western European applications software market, in particular ERP, CRM, HR, and payroll applications. Specific research areas include market analysis, competitive analysis, case studies, end-user surveys, and software market splits by vertical segments and company size segments.
Jesper Markmann joined IDC in 2007 and is part of the IDC Tracker team and responsible for the vertical segmentation of the Western European software market. He maintains IDC's central data repository, ensuring it represents the best possible view of the Western European software market.
Jesper Sam Sørensen joined IDC in May 2017 as a Research Analyst. Jesper's key focus is on data analysis and creating thoughtful insights through new ways of expressing data within the IDC Nordic team. Jesper holds a Msc. of Economics from University of Copenhagen, where he has worked as a research assistant within the field of behavioral and experimental economics.