Associate Vice President, IDC
Richard Stevens is Associate Vice President and director of the Government Consulting unit at IDC where he carries out technical, economic and policy analysis for topics related to information technologies. Stevens has more than 20 years’ experience in the research and development related to enterprise class software. Stevens is a trained ICT project manager and has lead international teams developing and deploying IT systems. Central themes in his research include dataspaces, interoperability of data, data governance: workflows, rules, responsibilities and policies in IT Systems as well as modeling Information architectures, flows of information, Interfaces, events, messages and data in middleware and execution environments. Stevens holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s degree from the John’s Hopkins University. Stevens is responsible for a number of studies and collaborative projects and is an expert evaluator and reviewer for DG Connect, DG Grow, DG Research and the European Research Council.