Chris Christiansen

Chris Christiansen is the program director for International Data Corporation's (IDC) Internet security and research director for IDC's infrastrucutre software program. In both programs, he manages the research schedules, executes primary research projects and analyzes markets for both vendor and user customers. In his previous positions with IDC, Christiansen was director of IDC's asset management service and research director for IDC's worldwide commercial systems. Before IDC, he founded Meta Group�s Midrange Service, and he held senior positions with Data General, Wang Laboratories, Yankee Group and Creative Strategies International. Christiansen speaks at industry conferences in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia/Pacific.