Maria Gabriella  Cattaneo
Maria Gabriella Cattaneo
Associate Vice President, IDC4EU — European Government Consulting

Gabriella Cattaneo is associate vice president of the IDC4EU European Government Consulting unit, which she founded in 2005 to provide research and consulting services to governments and policy makers on ICT market trends and scenarios, leveraging IDC's global research. Cattaneo has more than 25 years' experience in socioeconomic research, impact assessment and benchmarking of ICT policies on behalf of the European Commission. She represents IDC in the Big Data Value Association (BDVA). Cattaneo graduated in political sciences (magna cum laude) from Milan State University and worked for 10 years as a business journalist before becoming an ICT industry analyst.