GVP, Worldwide Artificial Intelligence and Automation Research Practice, Global AI Research Lead
Ritu Jyoti is Group Vice President, Worldwide Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation Research with IDC’s software market research and advisory practice. Ms. Jyoti is responsible for leading the development of IDC’s thought leadership for AI Research and management of the Worldwide AI and Automation Software research team. Her research primarily focuses on enterprise AI efforts and global market trends in the rapidly evolving AI and Machine Learning (ML) landscape. She also conducts research to assist AI technology vendors by providing actionable guidance on articulating value propositions and thriving in the digital era.
Ritu Jyoti is a trusted advisor to some of world’s largest technology firms and end-users. Prior to this role, she was Program Vice President, Systems Infrastructure Research Portfolio for IDC’s Cloud IaaS, Enterprise Storage and Server team. She expanded IDC’s research on Infrastructure for AI & Analytics, launched a competitive market “Data services for hybrid cloud”, and delivered compelling “Digital Transformation – IT Transformation” framework for Data Infrastructure Services.
She was also the lead analyst for a couple of technology vendors consulting engagements, where she delivered ground-breaking research to drive their business transformation, re-enforcing IDC’s position as the go-to thought leader in the industry.
Prior to joining IDC, Ritu held various executive level positions in Product Management, Marketing, Solutions, Technology Alliances and Consulting at companies such as Kaminario, EMC, IBM Global Services and PwC Consulting. Ritu has over two decades of experience in high-tech, covering Business applications (ERP, CRM), Databases, Big Data Analytics and Enterprise Infrastructure Services, driving big picture corporate growth and strategic direction by identifying high potential new business, market, and partnership opportunities.
She is a proven innovative thought leader adept at leveraging strong technical background to uncover and align business/customer needs with on-the-ground solutions engineering. Most recently, she was the Chief Product Officer at Kaminario.