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Industry Expert Jean-François Segalotto Joins IDC Energy Insights as Senior Research Analyst

(PresseBox) (London, ) IDC Energy Insights today announced the appointment of Jean-François Segalotto as senior research analyst for IDC Energy Insights' Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. Based in IDC's Milan office, Segalotto will lead IDC Energy Insights' Europe, Middle East and Africa Smart Energy Strategies program, with particular research focus on smart energy initiatives such as smart metering, integration of distributed energy, network automation, virtual power plant, demand response and customer engagement, energy efficiency, and emobility needs.

Segalotto has over nine years' experience as a market analyst in the telecoms, broadcast, and digital media sectors, working first at ThinkTel (Milan) and at e-Media Research (Milan, London). Previously, Segalotto collaborated as a research fellow and co-author with the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department on monetary institutional frameworks and monetary policy.

Segalotto is bilingual in Italian and French and fluent in English. He is a regular speaker at industry conferences and contributes to several industry publications.

"Jean-François has a strong background in market research and consulting from his many years working in the telecoms, broadcast, and digital media sectors," said Roberta Bigliani, associate vice president and head of EMEA at IDC Energy Insights. "He is a great addition to our team, and we look forward to his contributions to our research offerings."

IDC's Europe, Middle East and Africa Smart Energy Strategies service provides insight into the key topics that matter to EMEA utility business decision makers and IT executives responsible for smart energy programs, services, and products. Through an integrated set of deliverables, subscribers receive intelligence and advice on the evolving smart energy marketplace, enabling them to make better-informed business decisions and develop cost-effective strategies and tactics.

For more information about IDC Energy Insights or to arrange an interview with Jean-François Segalotto, please contact Kanupriya at +44 (0)20 8987 7111 or

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