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WitsView offers analysis of display technologies and applications, covering topics such as components, panels (e.g. LCD and OLED), touch screen modules, and end-products (e.g. TV, monitor, notebook, tablet, smartphone). Most of the analysts are experts in the display industry with rich experience, and have been helping our clients avoid risks and find high-value opportunities since the establishment of WitsView in 2004. We also study the emerging applications of display technologies like quantum dot display and Mini LED, while tracking trends throughout the display supply chain using a bottom-up, systematic research method.





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  • Jeanette Chan

    Analyst

    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:Analyst

    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.


  • 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.


  • Jeff Yang

    Research Manager

    Yang has spent a decade working in the display industry and acquired extensive knowledge in sales and promotion of new products. He has a firm grasp of strategies involved in product development as well as price trends. Yang’s insights on the entire supply chain and the intelligence network he has built make him the expert for in-depth analyses on brands and OEMs in the TV market.

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    Name:Jeff Yang

    Position:Research Manager

    Research Areas: IT panel market updates and dynamics, IT panel supply and demand, IT Industry Development Trends

    Professional Experience:

    TrendForce, 2017 – present
    BOE Technology Group, 6.5 years
    TECO, 2 years
    Chunghwa Picture Tubes, 1.5 years

    Academic Background:

    Master’s Degree, Department of Business Administration, Tunghai University
    Bachelor’s Degree, Department of Business Administration, National Chung Cheng University

    Yang has spent a decade working in the display industry and acquired extensive knowledge in sales and promotion of new products. He has a firm grasp of strategies involved in product development as well as price trends. Yang’s insights on the entire supply chain and the intelligence network he has built make him the expert for in-depth analyses on brands and OEMs in the TV market.


  • Eric Chiou

    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: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.


  • Cindy Li

    Assistant Analyst

    With the background in statistics, Cindy Li is responsible for industry analysis using data from the panel supply chain. She currently focuses on historical panel prices, retail prices in the end markets, and dynamics in the market. Based on the statistical data, she also provides data summary of market trend from various perspectives.

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    Name:Cindy Li

    Position:Assistant Analyst

    Research Areas:Historical panel prices, retail prices in the end markets, marketing activities of panel brands

    Professional Experience:

    TrendForce, 2018 - present

    Academic Background:

    Fu Jen Catholic University Department of Statistics and Information Science

    With the background in statistics, Cindy Li is responsible for industry analysis using data from the panel supply chain. She currently focuses on historical panel prices, retail prices in the end markets, and dynamics in the market. Based on the statistical data, she also provides data summary of market trend from various perspectives.


  • Boyce Fan

    Research Director

    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 Director

    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.


  • Ray Wang

    Analyst

    Ray Wang tracks and analyzes shipments of major notebook and tablet brands as well as global market trends. Prior to joining TrendForce, Wang had worked at LG Display for 6 years, where he acquired extensive knowledge in B2B business model and panel technologies.

     

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    Name:Ray Wang

    Position:Analyst

    Research Areas:Market trends related to notebook and tablet

    Professional Experience:

    TrendForce, 2019 - present
    LG Display (RD+Sales+IPO), 6 years

    Academic Background:

    Master’s Degree: Bioengineering, Tatung University

    Ray Wang tracks and analyzes shipments of major notebook and tablet brands as well as global market trends. Prior to joining TrendForce, Wang had worked at LG Display for 6 years, where he acquired extensive knowledge in B2B business model and panel technologies.

     


  • 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.


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