Frederic Giron

VP, Research Director serving CIOs

In his role as research director, Fred Giron leads a team of Forrester analysts in Asia Pacific that focuses on the digital transformation opportunities for businesses around customer experience. His research team advises CIOs and CMOs and their teams on best practices for digital transformation and innovation. Fred's personal areas of research focus on how firms can shift their culture and adopt organizational structures, processes, sourcing strategies, and metrics that help them embed digital tools and capabilities throughout their organizations to become more customer-centric, agile, and innovative in how they embrace change. He is also an expert in tech services and outsourcing trends as well as the underlying market dynamics.

Previous Work Experience

Frederic came to Forrester through its acquisition of Springboard Research, where he managed Springboard's Indian research operations. Prior to Springboard, he was a research director at Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), managing its research activities in southern Europe and its coverage of the IT software and services markets. Frederic also launched PAC's activities in the US, where he covered the software and IT services markets. Prior to PAC, Frederic worked as an SAP consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Education

Frederic has a master's degree in electronics and project management from ENSEEIHT Toulouse, France.

Frederic Giron's Research

  • For CIOs

    Report: Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2012

    For most tech vendors, the Asia Pacific market is the new frontier — a region of fast growth, endless opportunity, and dynamic businesses unencumbered by the legacy technologies and practi...

  • For CIOs

    Report: Australia, China, And India Set The Pace In Asian IT Services

    Different factors will drive the growth of the IT services and outsourcing industries in Australia, China, and India. In Australia, as-a-service offerings, mobile application development, and mo...

  • For CIOs

    Report: Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2012 To 2014

    The Asia Pacific region is often thought of as the growth engine of the global economy and thus of the tech market. But that engine has been misfiring on some key cylinders, leading to slower gr...

  • For CIOs

    Report: Next-Generation Services Offer A New Path To Digital Transformation

    CIOs understand the urgency of ramping up their business technology (BT) capabilities — including systems of engagement — to help the business win, serve, and retain customers. Incre...

  • For CIOs

    Report: Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2014 To 2015

    Both technology buyers and technology sellers have a keen interest in what is happening in the Asia Pacific technology market, the third-largest regional tech buying area in the world. CIOs and ...

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