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Carrie MacGillivray

Carrie MacGillivray is a Vice President responsible for IDC’s Mobility and Internet of Things teams. Carrie leads IDC’s mobile research across the consumer and business markets, looking at mobile software, mobile platforms, mobile services and connectivity. Her in-depth analysis examines market developments, quantifies the market opportunity and provides comprehensive analysis for the vendors and service providers within the mobile market. She also co-founded the Internet of Things research domain at IDC and her research spans the impact of installed sensors to the need for analytics to the opportunity for social business within the context of the IoT domain. She works with IDC's global IoT team to size and forecast the installed base as well as author IDC’s key thought leadership research on this growing market. 

Prior to joining IDC, Carrie was a research analyst at Yankee Group in its enterprise research group covering enterprise mobility and general telecommunications trends. Previously, Carrie worked as a business analyst with Nortel Networks and as a management consultant with Fujitsu Consulting. She comments on industry trends to Wall Street and the media, and is a sought after speaker at industry events around the globe.

She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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