TitleCompany:Vice President Research, Worldwide Telecommunications, IDC, USA
Bio:Ghassan Abdo is a Research Vice President at IDC in the WW Telecom Group. Mr. Abdo's primary research explores the role of service providers in delivering compelling rich media customer experience by integrating virtualization, programmability, MEC, media delivery, and security to develop innovative low latency use cases. Mr. Abdo’s research provides perspectives on market developments of transformational technologies such as SD-WAN, CDN and edge compute, quantifies market opportunities in managed services, assesses end user demand, and analyzes competitive positions of key players including communication service providers, CDN providers, and large cloud providers. Mr. Abdo advises clients on how to deliver value to end users and optimize GTM strategy. Prior to IDC, Mr. Abdo held several senior roles at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HP) spanning product marketing and business development.