David Moschella is global research director at CSC Research and Advisory Services, a Computer Sciences Corp. company. He is also a regular columnist for Computerworld, the leading newspaper in the US information technology industry. His latest book, Customer-Driven IT, was published in February 2003 by Harvard Business School Press. A frequent speaker and commentator, he specializes in forecasting overall IT industry trends and their effect upon IT customer and supplier dynamics. He is the author of the 1997 book, Waves of Power, Dynamics of Global Technology Leadership. Over the last five years, he has written nearly 200 columns for Computerworld.
Prior to joining CSC Research, Mr. Moschella was Vice President of Content for MeansBusiness, Inc., an innovative e-learning start-up that built the Internet’s largest database of business ideas. In this capacity, he managed an editorial team that aggregated the key ideas and concepts from the world’s leading business thinkers into a single, searchable and object-based system. Prior to that Mr. Moschella spent 15 years with International Data Corporation (IDC), the world’s leading IT market research and consulting firm. For six years, he served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Research. In this position, he was IDC’s main spokesperson on global IT industry trends, lecturing and consulting in some 30 countries around the world. He was also in charge of IDC’s global research strategy, including its worldwide market forecasts, quantitative and qualitative methodologies, and international product development. At IDC, Mr. Moschella oversaw IDC’s computers systems and peripherals research.
Mr. Moschella currently serves on the Merrill Lynch Technology Advisory Board. He holds a B.A. from Colby College and currently resides in London, England and Boston, Massachusetts.