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Formed in 2004 by a group of experienced display industry analysts, the department of Display Research covers trends along the entire LCD and AMOLED supply chains, ranging from upstream components, midstream panels to downstream systems suppliers and retailers.





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  • Eric Chiou

    Senior Research Vice President

    While previously working at the panel maker and TV brand, Eric Chiou directly participated in panel sales business and product design and is specialized in fields including upstream components, BLU modules, and touch applications. He offers analysis on the industry development from various perspectives with his people connection in the segment and professional knowledge regarding sales, technology, and supply chain management.

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    Name:Eric Chiou

    Position:Senior Research Vice President

    Research Areas:Display industry trends, Industry lectures and seminars

    Professional Experience:

    TrendForce, 2007 - present
    CPT, 2 years
    BenQ, 3 years

    Academic Background:

    Master’s Degree: Business Administration, California State University, U.S.A.
    Bachelor’s Degree: Advertising and Public Relations, Fu-Jen Catholic University

    While previously working at the panel maker and TV brand, Eric Chiou directly participated in panel sales business and product design and is specialized in fields including upstream components, BLU modules, and touch applications. He offers analysis on the industry development from various perspectives with his people connection in the segment and professional knowledge regarding sales, technology, and supply chain management.


  • Boyce Fan

    Research Vice President

    Boyce Fan, in addition to his prior experiences as a market analyst at the panel manufacturer, currently expands the professional knowledge to  fields covering upstream components, panel technology upgrades, and cost. Meanwhile, he keeps track of changes in panel capacity, product strategies, and trend evolution.

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    Name:Boyce Fan

    Position:Research Vice President

    Research Areas:Smartphone panel shipments, prices and costs, Small size panel capacities, AMOLED market updates and dynamics

    Professional Experience:

    TrendForce, 2010 - present
    CPT, 2 years

    Academic Background:

    Master’s Degree: Business Administration, National Taiwan University
    Bachelor’s Degree: Library and Information Science,National Taiwan University

    Boyce Fan, in addition to his prior experiences as a market analyst at the panel manufacturer, currently expands the professional knowledge to  fields covering upstream components, panel technology upgrades, and cost. Meanwhile, he keeps track of changes in panel capacity, product strategies, and trend evolution.


  • Anita Wang

    Senior Research Manager

    With more than seven-year working experience in the downstream LCD monitor sector, Anita Wang expands the research area into monitor SI segment. On top on the people connection established in the course of the period, she uses statistics tools, intuition on figures, and data-processing skills to systematically build statistics models and project long-term trend. Combining her field research and scientific method, she conducts full analysis on data gathered to dig into the changes in the LCD industry and monitor industry.

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    Name:Anita Wang

    Position:Senior Research Manager

    Research Areas:Panel Capacity, Monitor Industry, Monitor panel prices

    Professional Experience:

    TrendForce, WitsView, 2010-present
    TrendForce, DRAMeXchange, 4 years

    Academic Background:

    Master’s Degree: Applied Statistics, Fu Jen Catholic University
    Bachelor’s Degree: Statistics, National Chengchi  University

    With more than seven-year working experience in the downstream LCD monitor sector, Anita Wang expands the research area into monitor SI segment. On top on the people connection established in the course of the period, she uses statistics tools, intuition on figures, and data-processing skills to systematically build statistics models and project long-term trend. Combining her field research and scientific method, she conducts full analysis on data gathered to dig into the changes in the LCD industry and monitor industry.


  • Iris Hu

    Research Manager

    With the experiences in customer service and business divisions of panel makers, Iris Hu was directly involved in business development and the application of new products. Benefitting from the solid knowledge and detailed information on demand and supply, panel prices, and new products, she provides profound analysis on panel capacity changes and product strategies.

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    Name:Iris Hu

    Position:Research Manager

    Research Areas:Market dynamics of TV brands/ODMs, TV panel prices

    Professional Experience:

    TrendForce, 2014 - present
    AU Optronics Corporation, 11 years
    Nissten Technology, 2 years

    Academic Background:

    Bachelor’s Degree: Department of Japanese, Tamkang University

    With the experiences in customer service and business divisions of panel makers, Iris Hu was directly involved in business development and the application of new products. Benefitting from the solid knowledge and detailed information on demand and supply, panel prices, and new products, she provides profound analysis on panel capacity changes and product strategies.


  • Jeanette Chan

    Research Assistant Manager

    With the background in statistics and social psychology, Jeanette Chan possesses ability to analyze macroeconomics and social structure. She currently focuses on financial result of panel makers and electronics market updates. Based on the statistics data, she also provides detailed market summary from various perspectives.

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    Name:Jeanette Chan

    Position:Research Assistant Manager

    Research Areas:TV panel market dynamics, panel market supply and demand, panel capacities of large-size generation fabs, quarterly financial report analysis, market confidence indexes

    Professional Experience:

    TrendForce, 2015 - present

    Academic Background:

    Bachelor’s Degree: Social Psychology, Shih Hsin University

    With the background in statistics and social psychology, Jeanette Chan possesses ability to analyze macroeconomics and social structure. She currently focuses on financial result of panel makers and electronics market updates. Based on the statistics data, she also provides detailed market summary from various perspectives.


  • Vivie Liu

    Assistant Analyst

    Vivie has extensive experience in communicating with customers from around the world. With a strong background in English, Vivie currently serves as a liaison between clients and analysts. Her missions include finding the best solutions for our customers and notifying them of our latest products.

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    Name:Vivie Liu

    Position:Assistant Analyst

    Research Areas:Customer Support, Product Promotion and Branding

    Professional Experience:

    Trendforce
    HWTrek – 1 yr

     

    Academic Background:

    B.A., Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education

    Vivie has extensive experience in communicating with customers from around the world. With a strong background in English, Vivie currently serves as a liaison between clients and analysts. Her missions include finding the best solutions for our customers and notifying them of our latest products.


  • Leo Chen

    Analyst

    Leo Chen possesses ample technical and business experience in the panel manufacturing industry owing to his previous roles as an R&D engineer and product manager. His extracurricular education in economics, statistics, and accounting has allowed him to become an expert in tracking market supply and demand. Leo’s current research focuses on the latest notebook/tablet panel market dynamics and product trends.

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    Name:Leo Chen

    Position:Analyst

    Research Areas:Notebook/tablet panel market dynamics and product trends

    Professional Experience:

    TrendForce, 2020-present
    AUO, 5.5 years
    Giantplus Technology, 1 year
    BenQ Materials Corp., 1.5 years

    Academic Background:

    Master of Science in Physics, NCKU
    Bachelor’s Degree in Physics, NCKU

    Leo Chen possesses ample technical and business experience in the panel manufacturing industry owing to his previous roles as an R&D engineer and product manager. His extracurricular education in economics, statistics, and accounting has allowed him to become an expert in tracking market supply and demand. Leo’s current research focuses on the latest notebook/tablet panel market dynamics and product trends.


  • Anne Yeh

    Analyst

    A knowledgeable expert in the display industry, Anne is well-versed in all aspects of display panels, from manufacturing processes to material development and panel design. Her competence extends to IC design as well, given her past successes in product sales. Anne has a deep understanding of not only the upstream/downstream DDI supply chain, but also the latest DDI market dynamics. Anne’s current research at TrendForce covers the most up-to-date developments and future trends of the DDI market across all display-related applications, including smartphone panel and others.

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    Name:Anne Yeh

    Position:Analyst

    Research Areas:DDI market dynamics, DDI price, Smartphone panel shipments, Smartphone price, Small size panel capacities, AMOLED market dynamics.

    Professional Experience:

    FocalTech System co. Ltd., 4 years
    AU Optronics, 9.5 years
    TTLA, 1.2 years
    Innolux Corporation, 1.5 years

    Academic Background:

    Master’s Degree : Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University
    Bachelor’s Degree : Chemical Engineering, National Central University

    A knowledgeable expert in the display industry, Anne is well-versed in all aspects of display panels, from manufacturing processes to material development and panel design. Her competence extends to IC design as well, given her past successes in product sales. Anne has a deep understanding of not only the upstream/downstream DDI supply chain, but also the latest DDI market dynamics. Anne’s current research at TrendForce covers the most up-to-date developments and future trends of the DDI market across all display-related applications, including smartphone panel and others.


  • Stan Shen

    Analyst

    Stan has extensive experience as an production planner, sourcing specialist, and buyer for notebook ODMs. In addition to directly overseeing assembly and manufacturing operations for notebook computers, he also played an integral role throughout the sourcing, costing, and integration processes for related components. Thanks to these previous duties, Stan has developed an insider’s understanding of various notebook brands as well as upstream assembly

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    Name:Stan Shen

    Position:Analyst

    Research Areas:Market dynamics of NB brands/ODMs, NB panel prices

    Professional Experience:

    Wistron Corporation, 4 years

    Academic Background:

    Bachelor of Business Administration, National Cheng chi  University

    Stan has extensive experience as an production planner, sourcing specialist, and buyer for notebook ODMs. In addition to directly overseeing assembly and manufacturing operations for notebook computers, he also played an integral role throughout the sourcing, costing, and integration processes for related components. Thanks to these previous duties, Stan has developed an insider’s understanding of various notebook brands as well as upstream assembly


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