Jean-François  Segalotto
Jean-François Segalotto
Research Manager, EMEA

Jean-François Segalotto is a Research Manager with IDC Energy Insights Europe, Middle East and Africa conducting region-focused research providing full coverage of the utilities industry value chain. Segalotto leads the "European Utility IT and Operational Technologies Strategies" advisory service, which provides full coverage of the utility industry value chain. In his role, Segalotto covers a wide range of industry-specific themes, including smart grids, mobility, Internet of Things, connectivity and networks, and business systems supporting smart customer operations and digital transformation.  

Segalotto is also an active member of IDC’s European Internet of Things Ecosystem and Trends practice.

He is based at the IDC Italy office in Milan.


Leading up to his role in IDC, Jean-François spent over nine years as a market analyst in the telecoms, broadcast and digital media sectors, working first at ThinkTel (Milan), and e-Media Research (Milan, London). He has also 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 Italian-French and fluent in English.


  • 2004 — Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy – BA in Business Administration
  • Speaker at industry conferences and published author