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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.


  • 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.


  • SP Chou

    Research Manager

    SP Chou has worked in the flat panel display industry for 17 years and has experience in the development and application of advanced technology from the practical end of manufacturing. With years of accumulated knowledge and experience, his current research focuses on the application trends of OLED and the evolution of related technologies, materials, and equipment, as well as the analysis of cost competitiveness.

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    Name:SP Chou

    Position:Research Manager

    Research Areas:Focused on future LCD and OLED application trends, the evolution of key technologies, and the analysis of the competitive strength of equipment and materials.

    Professional Experience:

    2003~2014 AUO
    2014~2017 CSOT
    2017~2020 BOE

    Academic Background:

    Master’s Degree: National Sun Yat-sen University Department of Materials and Optoelectronic Science

    SP Chou has worked in the flat panel display industry for 17 years and has experience in the development and application of advanced technology from the practical end of manufacturing. With years of accumulated knowledge and experience, his current research focuses on the application trends of OLED and the evolution of related technologies, materials, and equipment, as well as the analysis of cost competitiveness.


  • Ruby Lu

    Assistant Research Manager

    Ruby Lu possesses ample technical and business experience in the panel manufacturing industry owing to her EE education and previous experience at both panel makers and the IC manufacturers.

    Benefitting from solid panel industry knowledge and experience, Ruby provides profound analyses of the most up-to-date developments and future trends in the DDI market, and her research encompasses all display-related applications including smartphone panels and other products.

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    Name:Ruby Lu

    Position:Assistant Research Manager

    Research Areas:Smartphone panel shipments, display semiconductor supply chain and market update.

    Professional Experience:

    BOE 2017-2022
    Himax 2008-2012
    CPT 2004-2008

    Academic Background:

    Bachelor of Science - Electronic Engineering, Feng Chia University

    Ruby Lu possesses ample technical and business experience in the panel manufacturing industry owing to her EE education and previous experience at both panel makers and the IC manufacturers.

    Benefitting from solid panel industry knowledge and experience, Ruby provides profound analyses of the most up-to-date developments and future trends in the DDI market, and her research encompasses all display-related applications including smartphone panels and other products.


  • Sanesha Huang

    Analyst

    Formerly worked as overseas salesperson at a B2B brand for more than seven years and possesses the practical ability to cross-integrate marketing and track product positioning. With solid experience in observing and researching different market trends, current research focuses on global notebook computer shipment trends and supply and demand analysis.

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    Name:Sanesha Huang

    Position:Analyst

    Research Areas:Movement in supply and demand of notebook computer market

    Professional Experience:

    Thermaltake 2014-2022

    Academic Background:

    National Chengchi University Department of English

    Formerly worked as overseas salesperson at a B2B brand for more than seven years and possesses the practical ability to cross-integrate marketing and track product positioning. With solid experience in observing and researching different market trends, current research focuses on global notebook computer shipment trends and supply and demand analysis.