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David Hsieh

Senior Research Director

Components & Devices: Displays

David Hsieh is an expert in the TFT LCD, OLED, LCD TV, and smartphone display value chain for mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea. David is head of the Displays team and oversees the division’s end-to-end research on displays, covering the supply chain, materials, components, supply and demand dynamics, pricing, cost modeling, revenue and shipment forecasts, and emerging technologies.

In 2019, David and his leading display research analysts team joined Omdia from IHS Markit. Prior to Omdia, David was named as one of just 11 technology fellows by IHS Markit 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. David also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Preston University, Wyoming, US. David is a fluent speaker of Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese, and English.

Ricky Park 박진한 이사

Senior Principal Analyst

Display Market Outlook

As part of Omdia’s displays research practice, Ricky Park examines all the major flat panel display (FPD) applications. He analyzes historical shipments and forecast projections, including details from global FPD producers, and provides insights on the many different segments, technologies, features, sizes, resolutions, and prices within the FPD industry.

Ricky joined Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) in 2012 when it acquired Displaybank, where he had worked for 11 years. He has published syndicated reports covering display technologies and has served as project manager of industry feasibility studies for Fortune 500 companies. One of the main developers of Omdia’s displays practice, Ricky applied his unique methodologies, processes, and network capabilities to expand the business into its current form. He has also conducted 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.

YS Chung 정윤성 상무

Senior Research Manager

Large Area Displays & Supply Chain

YS is a renowned expert in the display research field with more than 20 years’ experience. He is leading the large-area display and supply chain team at Omdia. He provides industry-leading insights accumulated from years of experience and global network. His focus of areas includes the large-area display market, technology, and industry dynamics.

Prior to joining to Informa Tech (now Omdia), he served as a director in IHS Markit’s large-area displays and display chemical materials analysis team. He also led the display material/components research team at NPD DisplaySearch Korea, where he was the office’s general manager. Before that, he worked in the R&D and marketing teams of Samsung SDI’s CRT and PDP division, managing PDP product planning and technology marketing and leading the flat panel display (FPD) benchmarking team. As a recognized expert, he is a regular speaker at various FPD forums. YS has a bachelor's degree in electronic engineering from Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea.

Robin Wu

Senior Principal Analyst

China Large Area Display & Production

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.

Alex Kang 강정두 수석

Principal Analyst

Display Fab Management & Korea Display

Alex Kang covers LCD and OLED manufacturers' fab, production, and inventory management as well as overall Korea display industry trends.

Alex joined Omdia in 2005 and has carried out multiple projects for players in the display industry as well as government entities. He has led numerous projects, including feasibility studies of investment, marketability forecasts of emerging technologies, establishment of business cluster development strategy, and long-term LCD and OLED market volume and pricing forecasts. This experience has provided him with extensive network capability in the display panel market and in-depth knowledge of the supply chain. Alex received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea.

Ken Park 박경선 이사

Senior Research Manager

As part of Omdia's Components and Devices team, Ken Park heads the Professional AV Devices research team, specializing in global TV set market research with display technology expertise and various industry experiences.

His Pro AV team main research areas are digital signage, LED video displays, desktop monitor and specialty display devices. Ken provides excellent leadership in leading Professional AV devices research team and insightful viewpoints in analyzing and forecasting the global TV market and brand strategies at the same time. Consequently, Ken covers both TV and professional AV market and technology perfectly.

Prior to joining Omdia, formerly IHS Markit including DisplaySearch acquired by IHS, in 2008, Ken was in marketing and sales, starting with software engineer in the visual display division at Samsung Electronics. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Kookmin University in Seoul, Korea.

Deborah Yang

Chief Analyst

Display & OEM Supply Chain

Deborah Yang is a noted expert with over 14 years of experience in research and analysis of the flat panel display supply chain across the world. She works in the display team, responsible for the display and OEM supply chain research, including covering the display industry dynamics, pricing trends, and business relations and strategy in the Omdia technology group.

Deborah Yang previously worked at IHS Markit, following its acquisition of DisplaySearch, as director of Taiwan and China display market research. Prior to DisplaySearch, Deborah spent more than 10 years at Royal Phillips Electronics. There, she held the position of business intelligence manager in the flat panel purchasing department of the Philips CE Business Group. Deborah received an award for her role as senior market analyst at Philips and was a nominee for the Royal Philips Electronics PD PBE Best Practice Award. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Preston University, Wyoming, US, and a bachelor's degree in economics from SooChow University, Taiwan.

Tay Kim 김태훈 수석

Principal Analyst

ProAV

As part of Omdia's components and devices team, Tay focuses on professional AV device research, specializing in the digital signage market. He is responsible for the market research, analysis, and forecast of digital signage (including LED video displays), desktop monitors, and specialty display devices.

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 consulting projects across the entire digital signage landscape.

Prior to joining Omdia, Tay developed market insights at Hewlett Packard. He also worked as a B2B specialist in the printing division at Samsung Electronics where he managed overseas customers. Before that, he was with a B2B division at Samsung Fine Chemicals for electronic materials including LCD.

Tay has a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul.