C. Sean  Pike

C. Sean Pike

C. Sean Pike is Program Vice President for IDC's Security Products group, leading IDC's Security Products, Data Security, Information Governance & eDiscovery, and Identity & Access Management research programs. Sean provides competitive intelligence, strategic advisory, and thought leadership for security, data protection, governance, risk, compliance, and legal discovery technology and solutions. He joined IDC in 2014 with 17 years of experience blending operational security, audit, and risk functions with the demands of regulatory and compliance programs within highly regulated industry. He holds a J.D. degree and a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in National Security and Counterterrorism Law from the Syracuse University College of Law, and M.S. in Telecommunications from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and an attorney licensed in the State of Maryland.