The Analyst Team
Senior Director, Display Manufacturing Technology
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.
Senior Analyst, Display Manufacturing Technology
Chase is an expert in research and analysis of TFT LCD, OLED panel, and the equipment value chain for China. As a core member in Display department, he is responsible for the investigation of display equipment installation, emerging technologies in display production, localization of OLED, financial performance, and government policies related to display industry in China.
Chase joined the IHS Markit Display department in 2017 and moved to Omdia in 2019 along with the entire department. In the Display department, Chase is mainly focusing on providing insights on inkjet technology, equipment installation in China, and OLED supply chain localization, as well as financial analysis of Chinese panel makers.
Chase holds a master's degree in material science and engineering from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, US, and a bachelor’s degree in polymer science and engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi’An, ShanXi, China. Chase is a fluent speaker of Chinese and English.
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