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James Wester

James Wester

Research Director, Worldwide Blockchain Strategies IDC


James Wester is an industry analyst with more than 20 years of experience in marketing and research for a variety of technology and payment companies. He is fascinated by technology and its potential to change the way the world operates. He is currently the Research Director, Worldwide Blockchain Strategies, for IDC. Coverage area includes blockchain, distributed ledgers, cryptocurrencies, and the effects these technologies will or will not have on financial services, healthcare, energy, manufacturing, retail and more.

James has strong writing and presenting skills with proven ability to convey complex, technical concepts to non-technical audiences in a clear, engaging manner. Frequent speaker and presenter, oft-quoted in the New York Times, Marketplace (NPR), Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Good Morning America, and other media outlets.

He has career experiences in Market Research, Analysis and Reporting, Product Strategy and Planning, and Product Marketing and Management.

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