Mr. Perry developed and has led IDC's Business Value Strategy practice for over twenty years. As IDC's thought leader in promoting the financial benefits of IT, he has pioneered Return-on-Investment and cost of ownership methodologies and Business Value sales tools development and sales training, completing more than 500 studies over the past 10 years. He is currently working on multiple projects linking IT initiatives (cloud, mobility, BDA, social and IoT) to improving business outcomes such as increasing agility, improving customer experience and becoming more innovative; and quantifying the financial impact in terms of business metrics (revenue growth and lower operational costs).
Mr. Perry has more than 30 years of experience in strategic planning and consulting. He has spoken at industry seminars and has been published in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining IDC, Mr. Perry was a senior consultant for JSA International, a strategic marketing and management consulting firm where he managed new technologies market consulting and mergers and acquisition projects.
Mr. Perry holds a B.S. in engineering from West Point.