Group Vice President, Device & Consumer Research
Tom Mainelli manages the Device & Consumer Research Group, which covers a broad range of hardware categories, inclusive of both home and enterprise markets, as well as IDC's growing consumer research practice. The device research includes PCs, tablets, smartphones, wearables, smart home products, thin clients, displays, and virtual and augmented reality headsets. He also manages IDC's supply-side research team that tracks display and ODM production across a wide range of products. IDC's consumer practice, built upon its Consumer Technology Strategy Service, tracks numerous consumer-focused metrics utilizing frequent surveys and IDC-branded indexes. The consumer research also includes in-depth services focused on gaming and video.