Dana Samson joined IDC in April 2007 as a research analyst for the imaging and hardcopy devices and consumables market, contributing to both quarterly and annual research. Since 2009 she has also covered the IT services and software markets in Romania, being responsible for standard research as well as consulting projects.
Prior to IDC, Samson worked as a market analyst at Bunge Romania, where she monitored and evaluated the oils/oilseeds and grain markets of Southeastern Europe. She also served as an import and logistics officer for one of Romania's biggest distributors of IT equipment.
Samson holds a bachelor's degree in management and public administration from the Academy of Economic Sciences, Bucharest. In addition to Romanian, she speaks English and French, and has a working knowledge of Spanish and Italian.