As Manager for Hardware Consulting, Jerry Weltsch is responsible for developing and executing custom studies in support of the market development and business planning efforts of worldwide server and high performance computing systems clients. He conducts market research and consulting engagements to evaluate emerging market opportunities, assess product requirements, and provide market segmentations.
Mr. Weltsch has over eight years of experience in marketing research, industry analysis and foreign economic policy consulting. Prior to joining IDC Mr. Weltsch was an Account Executive with Socratic Technologies where he consulted with high technology clients on web-based interactive marketing research. Before that, Mr. Weltsch was an analyst with Frost & Sullivan’s Aerospace & Defense Research Group where he produced syndicated and consulting market research in IT related areas.
Mr. Weltsch holds B.A.s in History and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an M.A. in International Affairs from American University. He is currently pursuing a Certificate in Marketing through the U.C. Berkeley Extension program.