Irene Heo

Senior Principal Analyst, Display Materials & Components

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.