FRAMINGHAM – International Data Corporation (IDC) announced this month it has hired Karl Whitelock as Research Vice President, Communications Service Provider (Comms SP) – Operations & Monetization industry practice.
Whitelock brings strategic insight and global perspectives to the operations and monetization functions of communications service providers.
In his new role, Whitelock will be responsible for IDC’s global telecom operations and monetization strategies and market analysis, market share, and forecast research.
“With a massive 5G upgrade cycle just round the corner, the rapidly evolving communications service provider environment goes well beyond the network to include a blending of the full operations and monetization IT stack with the network itself,” said Rohit Mehra, vice president, Network Infrastructure at IDC in a media release. “As virtualization architectures and processes continue to mature at multiple levels, Karl brings a wealth of insight concerning the changing business and network operations requirements, which enhances IDC’s telecom infrastructure perspective on the communications marketplace. We are indeed pleased to welcome Karl to IDC.”
Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, data and marketing services company that activates and engages the most influential technology buyers. The headquarters is in Framingham.