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Senior Analyst, Display Supply Chain
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.
Director, Display 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.
Principal Analyst, Large Display
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.
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