Crawford Del Prete

Crawford Del Prete

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Research Products & Chief Research Officer, IDC

Mr. Crawford Del Prete is executive vice president, Worldwide Products and CRO at IDC, managing the WW research and consulting businesses. He is also responsible for IDC's Industry Insights Companies, which specifically target the needs of end users in six vertical segments. He joined IDC in 1989. In 1997, he founded IDC's coverage of the Semiconductor marketplace. In 2001, he forged IDC's partnership with Innsight. Together, the companies have created a body of work to understand and predict trends in disruptive innovation.