Martin Hingley

Martin Hingley

Company: ITCandor Limited

Job Title: CEO

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Martin has been a leading computer industry researcher since 1983 and has been the CEO of ITCandor Limited since 2009. He particularly enjoys tracking the complexity and dynamism of the ITC market and helping vendor, channel and user business planners with their challenges. His recent presentations include speaking at IBM Edge on social business, for the Innovation Group on Cloud and at IP Expo on converged systems. He has also published research papers for Server Technology on power capacity planning, NTT on consolidation and migration, Original on the UK and Irish IT markets and for DataCenter Dynamics on logical security.

He is the author of ‘Martin Hingley’s Blog’ ( - dedicated to analyzing the ITC Industry and unique in its inclusion of detailed market data, sizing and forecasts in its 800 published articles. He also runs the ‘ITCandor Market Model’ - a quarterly sizing of the whole ITC industry across multiple dimensions. He has recently published market studies of servers, storage, Cloud services and a (6th consecutive) set of 10 predictions for the coming year.

He has a collaborative approach to management, leading through example and building consensus amongst his peers. As an analyst he believes in employing strong methodologies and accurate measurement as the basis for informed opinion and guidance.

Before launching his own company Martin held senior positions in IDC, as Group VP and Chief Research Officer in Europe: before that running IDC’s European Systems Group, which accounted for a third of the company’s profits in EMEA.

Before joining IDC in 1986 Martin began his computer market research career at Inteco – a privately owned business eventually purchased by Gartner Group.

Martin holds an MA in Classics from Corpus Christi College, Oxford University. He attended the Strategic Leadership course at Templeton College, Oxford University in 2000 as well as a number of other management training events. His hobbies include playing tenor saxophone in jazz and soul bands and landscape painting in oils and acrylics.

Martin Hingley Seminars

  • Post-Brexit UK IT Markets Wed 5th Oct 11:40 - 12:10

    Post-Brexit UK IT Markets

    What’s going to happen to the IT market after the UK decided to leave the EU? I’ve been conducting surveys since before the referendum and will share my findings with the audience. I’ll attempt to add insights from my continuous research.


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    Wed 5th Oct 11:40 to 12:10

    Storage & Data Management

  • PANEL: The Future of Storage Wed 5th Oct 15:40 - 16:10

    PANEL: The Future of Storage

    We are constantly reminded that the amount of data that is produced each year is increasing at an unprecedented level. The Storage Market therefore has the daunting task of keeping pace with this landscape and so constant innovation is required to make storage faster, more compact and more efficient. The pressure to stay ahead has never been so intense in such an incredibly competitive market.  This is a great opportunity to hear the perspectives of those companies who will be defining this change.

    Chair: Martin Hingley, ITCandor
    Alex Chircop, StorageOS
    Troy Alexander,Tintri
    Alex D'Anna, Pure Storage
    Grant Caley, NetApp


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    Wed 5th Oct 15:40 to 16:10

    Storage & Data Management

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