Associate Vice President, Client Devices, IDC Asia/Pacific
Asia/Pacific Personal Computing Team
Bryan Ma is the Associate Vice President of IDC’s Asia/Pacific Client Devices research group. Based in Singapore, his coverage includes PC, mobile phone, media tablet, thin client, and client virtualization research across 16 countries in the region. Bryan provides insights and advisory services for vendors and users, and also leads his team of analysts in building IDC's core market data, analysis, and forecasts in these sectors.
Bryan has been quoted in a number of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Financial Times, BusinessWeek, The South China Morning Post, and The New York Times. He has been a featured speaker at numerous industry conferences and appears frequently as a guest commentator on television networks such as CNBC and the BBC. Bryan has been with IDC since 1999, when he joined IDC’s Consumer Devices team in California. He has been the recipient of several recognitions at IDC, including three Research Quality awards as well as IDC's Global Fellowship. Prior to joining IDC, Bryan was a Business Analyst at Arthur Andersen in Los Angeles, where he was part of the firm's Business Consulting practice specializing in the financial services industry.
Bryan holds a degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles. His university internships included experiences at IBM, Rockwell Semiconductor (now Conexant), Acuson (now part of Siemens), and PaineWebber (now part of UBS). Bryan is fluent in English and conversant in Mandarin Chinese.