Kimberly  Knickle

Kimberly Knickle

Kimberly Knickle is research vice president in IDC's manufacturing group, and she is responsible for research and analysis of business and IT issues for manufacturers. She joined IDC in 2006 and leads the IT Priorities & Strategies program, which focuses on hot topics and technologies that are changing the way manufacturers buy and use IT, such as digital transformation, big data and analytics, cloud, IoT, mobility, and 3D printing. Before joining the analyst industry, Kim held various roles in IT services, engineering, and product safety testing, beginning her career as an engineer at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Kim has a MBA from Boston University's School of Management, focusing on Marketing and Operations and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.