International Data Corporation (IDC) today announced Christopher Goodhue joins as Vice President, CIO Strategy & Executive Advisory Services. In this role, Goodhue will be responsible for defining a compelling and actionable agenda that provides CIOs and IT leaders practical advisory services and peer engagements to better respond to the rapidly changing IT landscape. As an advocate and champion for the CIO role within the CIO Executive Council, IDC, and the industry, Goodhue will support both the CIO Executive Council and its services as well as IDC’s Executive Advisory Services.
Previously, Goodhue held leadership roles at Gartner and AMR Research, helping to conceive, develop, and deliver some of the IT industry’s highest value research, advisory services, and executive programs. Recognized for building high-performance teams in dynamic, fast-paced environments, Goodhue will work to enhance and expand IDC’s existing offerings, deliver forward thinking advisory research and client services, and effectively engage with the IT community to attract the next generation of CIOs.
“We are thrilled to welcome Christopher to our team. His wealth of experience and proven leadership skills will greatly benefit our clients as they look for guidance in achieving digital resiliency to more easily adapt and thrive amid changing market conditions,” said Per Melker, group vice president and general manager for IDC’s IT Executive Programs & CIO Executive Council. “We look forward to working closely with Christopher as we refine our unique offerings to best support CIOs and IT leaders in their IT and business transformation.”
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