Despite uncertainty in the supply chain, major IT and CE application touch display shipments grew in 2021. Economic recovery could improve, although mild or slow, thanks to higher numbers of fully vaccinated people in developed markets.
The Analyst Team
Senior Research Manager, Small Medium Display & Touch Interface
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.
Senior Research Analyst, Touch, Cover Lens & Fingerprint
Kimi is a senior analyst for display (TFT LCD and OLED) touch and user interface at Omdia. He covers display price, supply chain, fingerprint, cover lens, shipment forecasts, and emerging technologies.
Prior to joining Omdia (formerly IHS Markit), Kimi was a research analyst at Tianma Group, where he spent over two years in LCD and AMOLED market research. He also oversaw the China FPD industry market at the Topology Research Institute for over five years. Kimi has a bachelor's degree in telecommunications engineering and a master’s degree in microelectronics from Shanghai University, China.
Principal Analyst, Display Optical Film & Driver IC
Irene is Omdia’s Senior Principal Analyst for display materials and components research, focusing on optical films for displays and touch panels. She provides insights by covering various optical film industries and delivering market forecasts based on the panel and set markets, supply/demand and technology dynamics, pricing and cost modeling, and makers’ strategies.
In 2011, Irene joined Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) and has been following display components and optical films trends for nine years.
Previously, she worked at Displaybank and paved way for research activity in the display component area as a member of the first component research team. Before joining Displaybank, she worked at Dongjin Semichem, a leading electrical material company in display and semiconductor filed, as a researcher of the liquid crystal synthesis division.
She is a graduate of Konkuk University in Korea and has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in organic chemistry from Konkuk University in Korea.
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