The Analyst Team
Director, Display 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.
Senior Director, Small Medium Displays
Hiroshi Hayase is an expert in the small medium display market, including display products for smartphones, automobile monitors, and digital consumer products. He covers display technologies including active matrix (AM) LCD, passive matrix (PM) LCD, electronic paper displays, and AM & PM OLED displays.
With over 35 years of experience in the LCD industry, he brings an unparalleled focus to sales, marketing management, production, product engineering, and market research and analysis. Hiroshi joined Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) in February 2004. Prior to that, Hiroshi was responsible for sales and market research at Wintek Japan Corporation, and he served as sales manager with Applied Komatsu Technology. At Seiko Epson, he gained 13 years of experience in sales management and production engineering across the full range of LCD production processes. Hiroshi holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Shizuoka University, Japan.
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