Dr. Chris Holmes is Managing Director for IDC Insights Asia Pacific, responsible for leading the Retail, Energy, Manufacturing, Health, Government, Telecommunications and IT Spending groups. He is responsible for setting the direction of the research and managing the delivery teams. Dr Holmes research focuses on industry transformation, the application of new technologies to enhance business processes and cross industry learning.
Prior to joining IDC, Dr Holmes worked at the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), where he pioneered the use of technology roadmapping across Singapore Industry, working with start-ups to mulit-nationals, to help companies match their business needs with technology. Before relocating to Singapore, he worked in the aerospace sector in the UK focusing on process efficiencies
Adjunct Lecturer, Mini-MBA, Executive Education, Rutgers Business School, Asia Pacific
EngD: Re-Engineering the New Product Development Process, Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), Warwick University- completed whilst working in Industry
MPhil: Lead Time Reduction in the Aero-Engine Overhaul Industry, University of Glamorgan – completed whilst working in Industry
Frequent Key note speaker at industry conferences, and active on Social Media @DrChrisHolmes