Korea Display Spring Conference 2021

2021년 한국 디스플레이 컨퍼런스 (상반기)

4월21일 – 22일 | 온라인

21-22 April 2021 | Virtual Event


Tay Kim

수석 연구원 - Omdia

Tay Kim focuses on the digital signage market and hospitality TV. He is responsible for the market research, analysis, and forecast of digital signage and hospitality TV.

His research covers a diverse range of vertical markets including education, corporate, transportation, hospitality, retail, sports, and other public spaces. Additionally, he regularly contributes to custom and consultancy projects across the entire digital signage landscape.

Prior to joining the company, he developed market insights from analysis experiences in the OPS Planning & Analytics team at Hewlett Packard. He also worked as a B2B specialist in the printing division at Samsung Electronics for managing overseas customers in China, Middle East, and Africa. Before that, he was also in a B2B division at Samsung Fine Chemicals for electronic materials including LCD and PDP Prism film. Tay has a Bachelor’s of Science in chemical engineering from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.

Vicki Chen

Senior Research Analyst - Omdia

Vicki Chen focuses on display materials and components, including new form factors, weight efficiencies, and technological advances in displays. She joined the company in 2018, bringing more than 10 years of experience in the flat panel display (FPD) industry.

Vicki worked previously at Chinese firm Sigmaintell Consulting, where she was responsible for research on the mobile phone panel market and value chain. She also worked in new-project development at Taiwan Display, a part of Japan Display. She had her first taste of the FPD industry and worked as a product planning engineer in charge of the request-for-quote (RFQ) development for mobile phone products for Chinese brands at Innolux, a TFT LCD panel manufacturer in Taiwan. Vicki has an undergraduate degree from Nanchang Hangkong University, also known as Nanchang Aviation University, in China.

Calvin Hsieh

Senior Research Manager - Omdia

Calvin Hsieh is the leader of Small Medium Display and Touch User Interface, which is a functional team under the larger team of Components & Devices: Displays. He is responsible for managing the team, primary research, and forecasting on the touch display and emerging display-based user interface market, such as fingerprint on display.

Before starting his analyst career with DisplaySearch, Calvin Hsieh had more than a decade of experience crafting strategies and managing product lines at leading display and system organizations across the globe. He joined DisplaySearch as the director for touch panel market and TV electronics in 2007, which was acquired by IHS Markit in 2014. He joined the Omdia from IHS Markit in 2019 and continues to lead the research of emerging display-based user interface including technology, market, and supply chain. Calvin Hsieh has a master's degree with a focus on human–computer interaction and user interface from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.

Linda Lin

Principal Analyst - Omdia

Linda Lin covers large-sized thin-film-transistor LCD panels and is in charge of survey reports covering manufacturers and vendors in the notebook panel supply chain. With her many years of experience, Linda has developed first-rate relationships throughout her extensive network of contacts and connections in the display industry.

Linda previously worked at LCD market research firm WitsView, leading research on panels and downstream products, including monitors and TVs. At the Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute, Taiwan’s chief information and communications technology market research group, she oversaw regional research for South and East Asia. It was during this time that Linda decided to make large-sized displays her main focus. Linda has a master’s degree in business administration from National Yunlin University of Science and Technology in Taiwan.

Nick Jiang

Principal Analyst - Omdia

Nick is an expert in research and analysis of the TFT LCD and OLED TV and monitor display value chain for mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea. He covers the supply chain of panels, materials, and components; supply and demand; pricing trends and costs; procurement forecasts; and investment information.

Prior to joining Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) in 2010, Nick worked for LG Display as a product strategy planner in China. He also spent some time with a local Chinese television manufacturer, studying products suitable for the Chinese market.

Nick is a graduate of Jilin University in China and has a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering. He is a fluent speaker of Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and English.

Robin Wu

Principal Analyst, Large Display - Omdia

Robin Wu covers large-sized displays, including the production strategies of display manufacturers and investment flows in the industry. He joined the Omdia (previously IHS Markit) in 2014, where he served as an analyst for PCs and TFT LCDs, specializing in trend analysis of China's PC, monitor, and display panel markets.

He was also the vice chairman of the VESA monitor task group in 2010, and he has been tracking monitor and panel standardization concerns since early 2009. Robin worked previously at IBM/Lenovo, spending nearly seven years on its monitor and LCD business, delivering the company’s industry leading green ThinkVision products while also managing panel sourcing and qualifications. He was also the industry liaison, building strong relationships with leading PC monitor OEMs in China. Robin has a bachelor's degree in mechanics and electronics, as well as a master's degree in microelectromechanical systems from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, a key national university in China.

Ken Park

이사 - Omdia

Ken Park specializes in TV set research and in managing analysts for desktop monitor, notebook and tablet, smartphone, and digital signage in the Asia Pacific region. He draws from years of industry experiences which range from engineering to marketing and sales, adding market insights from his research experiences.

Ken joined the company in November 2014, when Omdia acquired DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. At DisplaySearch, he served as a senior analyst in charge of TVs, desktop monitors, public displays, as well as notebook PCs and tablets. Before DisplaySearch, Ken was in marketing and sales in the visual display division at Samsung Electronics. In that position, he directed demand forecasting, sales strategic planning, pricing, product planning, supply chain management, competitive analysis, and marketing communications, contributing its achievement of the number one market share.

Prior to that, Ken was a software engineer at Samsung where he developed digital TV applications and learned mass production manufacturing processes. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Kookmin University in Seoul, Korea.

Ricky Park

이사 - Omdia

Ricky Park currently leads the LCD research team, which has published more than 15 syndicated reports covering the large-area TFT-LCD panel market and all other applications utilizing larger-sized panels. He also serves as project manager for dozens of high-value industry feasibility studies carried out for Fortune 500 companies.

Ricky was one of the main developers of the LCD research practice, where he applied his unique methodologies, processes, and network capabilities to expand the TFT-LCD research business into its current form. He has conducted numerous analytical studies of key markets, specializing in various technologies and applications of the electronics value chain industry.  

Ricky received his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea.

Jimmy Kim

수석 연구원 - Omdia

Jimmy Kim conducts research on a broad—and disparate—array of subject areas in display materials and components, including cost modeling for OLED displays, new developments in mini LED technology, and the emergence of new display form factors, such as rollables and foldables.

Jimmy joined the company in 2014 following the acquisition of DisplaySearch, where he served as a senior analyst covering display materials and LED analysis. Jimmy also worked at Samsung—first at Samsung LED, and then at Samsung Electronics. There, he led several R&D projects on new light sources for LCD backlighting and new BLU structures.

Jimmy earned his doctorate from the School of Materials Science and Engineering in Seoul, South Korea.

Charles Annis

Practice Leader - Omdia

Charles Annis leads the manufacturing, technology, components, and cost team within Omdia’s flat panel display research group. He is responsible for analyzing emerging technologies, tracking capacity, forecasting investments, and researching equipment, materials, and process trends.

Annis is the primary contributor and editor of the AMOLED and LCD Supply Demand & Equipment Intelligence Service, has authored numerous technology and market reports, and has conducted hundreds of consulting projects.

He has worked continuously as a display analyst since 2003 at multiple companies that have now all been integrated into Omdia. Before that, he served as strategic marketing manager at Photon Dynamics (now Orbotech) and as business development manager for SAMCO International.

Annis holds a master's degree in business law from Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan, and a bachelor's degree from Pomona College in Claremont, California, US.

Jerry Kang

Research Manager - Omdia

Jerry Kang is responsible for the OLED display market analysis at IHS. His main focus is the AMOLED panel and the next generation display market including flexible and transparent display with AMOLED.

With more than 10 years of industry experience, Jerry is known for his professional analysis and strategic insights on the technology and market for OLED display. He is frequently quoted in media, and is invited to speak at major conferences worldwide.

Prior to joining IHS in 2011, Jerry worked as an OLED development engineer at Samsung SDI and Samsung Mobile Display, in charge of operational circuit designing for OLED and LCD.

Jerry has a Bachelor of Science degree in electronics engineering from Pusan National University in South Korea.

Alex Kang

수석 연구원 - Omdia

Alex Kang is responsible for large-area TFT-LCD panel market research at Omdia, including manufacturing fab and supply chain management. He is one of the key contacts for the LCD research.

Alex joined the team in 2005 and has carried out multiple projects for the players in the display industry and government entities. He led numerous projects, including feasibility studies of investment, marketability forecast of emerging technologies, establishment of business cluster development strategy, and long-term LCD market volume and pricing forecast.

The experience provided him with extensive network capability in the Asian LCD panel market and in-depth knowledge on the supply chain.

Alex received a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Hanyang University.

Brian Huh

수석 연구원 - Omdia

Brian Huh is a principal analyst within the Omdia (previously IHS) technology group. He joined in November 2014, when the company acquired DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. At DisplaySearch, he served as a senior analyst for small and medium displays, including emerging displays, touch screen panels and mobile PC displays.

Prior to DisplaySearch, Brian worked at Hydis in South Korea as a TFT LCD module process engineer for five years and as a strategic marketing manager for six years. He is an expert in planning new products and promotions, formulating product and business strategy, and forecasting for mobile PC panels and smartphone displays. Brian has a bachelor's degree in electronics from Dongguk University in Seoul, South Korea. He speaks both Korean and English.

David Hsieh

Senior Director - Omdia

David Hsieh is a noted expert in research and analysis of the TFT LCD, and LCD TV value chain for Mainland China and Taiwan. As head of the Displays team, he oversees the division’s end-to-end research on displays, covering the supply chain, materials and components, supply-and-demand dynamics, pricing and cost modeling, revenue and shipment forecasts, and emerging technologies.

In an earlier stint at DisplaySearch, he led the company’s primary research and forecasting on the global display market while concurrently serving as vice president of the greater China market. David also worked at HannStar Display, a leading manufacturer of TFT LCD panels, as a key account manager, production planner, and production engineer for the HannStar TFT LCD module line.

David belongs to a distinguished circle of only 11 Technology Fellows named by IHS Markit during his time at the company, an honor that recognizes his deep expertise and exceptional standing within the analyst community.

He is a graduate of Chung-Yuan Christian University in Taiwan, and has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.

Jusy Hong

이사 - Omdia

Jusy Hong is a key analyst and the director for mobile devices, networks, and media in the Asia Pacific region, covering mobile handset production, technology, and market-related strategies. Jusy also coordinates the wider consumer electronics research in Asia.

In his previous roles at the company, Jusy led the research team on TV technology and ecosystems, which included the panel display market for TVs and large-sized LCDs. He has also worked on the global monitor and public information markets.

Jusy’s work is currently concentrated in the areas of demand forecasting, competitive analysis, pricing, and new-trend analysis. He also serves as project manager for numerous consultancy missions centered on display technology for industry-leading manufacturers, government institutions, and investment companies.

A frequent speaker at major industry events around the world such as SID, KDC, and IMID, Jusy is based in South Korea. He speaks fluent Korean, English, and Japanese, and he maintains a broad network of key contacts in both South Korea and Japan.

Irene Heo

수석 연구원 - Omdia

Irene Heo covers display components and materials, with a primary focus on optical films and the touch panel industry.

Irene has tracked the display industry’s parts and materials market for many years. She worked for a year in 2007 at the company’s Yokohama office, where the human networks she built during that period remain a great asset for her optical-film-related research.

Irene worked previously at the liquid-crystal synthesis division of Dongjin Semichem, an electrical materials company, in Incheon, South Korea.

Irene received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in organic chemistry from Konkuk University, a leading private university in Seoul, South Korea.

Joy Guo

Senior Analyst, Small/Medium Displays - Omdia

As part of Omdia’s small/medium displays practice, Joy covers displays under 9 inches in size utilized in smartphones, tablets, wearables, and automotive displays. Her research touches areas such as the AMOLED ecosystem, new trends in smartphone panel displays, and the supply chain in China for smartphone displays.

Joy brings 17 years of experience to the subjects she covers. She worked previously at BOE, the giant Chinese display manufacturer, as a product manager for medical and industrial displays. She started her career at Tianma Group as an LCD module design engineer, then became manager of product design and development. She transferred to the marketing department as an analyst for mobile phone displays and then for automotive displays. Joy has a bachelor’s degree in automation from Beihang University, a major public research institution in China. She also holds a master’s degree in business management from Renmin University of China.

YS Chung

상무 - Omdia

Mr. Yoonsung Chung is a Director of Analysis & Research within the Omdia (former IHS Technology group).

He joined IHS in November 2014, when IHS acquired DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. At DisplaySearch, he served as director of large-area displays & FPD materials analysis in the company's Korea office. He is a recognized display expert and has been invited to speak on large-area displays, especially on PDP technology, at many Korean FPD forums.

Prior to DisplaySearch, Mr. Chung spent 10 years on the R&D and marketing teams of Samsung SDI's CRT and PDP Division. There, he managed PDP product planning and technology marketing, led the FPD benchmarking team in the PDP Division and taught Samsung SDI's new employees about display history and technologies. Mr. Chung has a bachelor's degree from Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea.