International Data Corporation (IDC) announced the appointment of Randy Roberts as the new Head of Operations of IDC Philippines. Effective immediately, Roberts will be responsible for IDC Philippines’ overall operations, services, and support offering and most importantly, strengthen the organization’s goals to be the leading provider of data-driven research and analysis in the country.
With 25 years of industry experience, Roberts started his career in IDC as the Research Director – IoT and Telco for the Asia-Pacific region. He is now responsible for research and business development, marketing, consulting, and operations of IDC Philippines. In addition, he will continue to provide advice and thought leadership to CEOs, country heads, CIOs and chief strategy officers (CSOs) of the Telecommunication Service Providers and IoT players in the region.
“Randy’s unique background and experience in this industry align with our organizational goals in the Philippines to bring a greater focus to IDC in ensuring that we will always deliver excellent service to all our key stakeholders,” said Sudev Bangah, managing director of IDC Asean. “I personally look forward to Randy’s impact in driving the operational activities in IDC as the Philippines has an incredible potential to seize new growth opportunities.”
“It is with great pleasure that I take on this important role at IDC Philippines,” said Randy Roberts, head of Operations, IDC Philippines. “I believe that we have tremendous opportunities to grow IDC’s brand and presence in this market by delivering our leading research and consulting services to all our key customers in the country. I look forward to working with the team to drive operational excellence within the business and assist our partners and customers in the Philippines in driving their business and technology strategies.”
Prior to IDC, Roberts has held C-level positions in companies across the technology ecosystem including devices, applications, mobile networks, and services. He was most recently CEO and founder of Renodo Consulting providing IoT consulting services to GSM and satellite network operators. He has also held a variety of leadership roles at Thuraya Telecommunications, Siemens, AT&T, BlackBerry, Motorola, and Nokia.