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Mark Walker
Associate Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa, IDC Middle East, Africa & Turkey at IDC


Mark Walker currently leads the sub-Saharan Africa research and consulting practice at IDC MEA. He has over 25 years of experience in the information technology and telecommunications industry. His focus is on technology strategy and policy formulation, user adoption trends and competitive market planning. Walker has conducted extensive technology industry research and has personally participated in over 150 consulting assignments as a consultant, project leader, or analyst.

In his position at IDC, Walker is responsible for research and analysis of technology markets across the African region, As a large proportion of research conducted by IDC MEA is of a primary nature, he is able to acquire first-hand experience of the dynamics in the region. His current focus includes the government, financial, and energy sectors.

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