*This year's agenda schedule will take place in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4:00)
Mr. David Hsieh is Senior Director within Omdia research, under the Informa Tech group. Omdia is the ex-IHS technology group. Mr. Hsieh joined IHS in November 2014, when IHS acquired DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. At DisplaySearch, he served as vice president of the greater China market. He is a noted expert in TFT, LCD and OLED value chain research and analysis throughout display industry globally.
Prior to DisplaySearch, he was a key account manager at HannStar Display, a leading TFT LCD manufacturer. Before that, he spent five years as production planner and production engineer at HannStar's TFT LCD module line and Hitachi Kaohsiung's STN LCD module line.
Mr. Hsieh has a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Chung-Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, and a Masters of Business Administration from Preston University, Wyoming, United States.
David Hsieh is the most known and representative analyst and speaker in the display industry, including LCD, OLED, Micro LED and Mini LED, especially on his profound experience about the display cycle and the emerging display technologies as well as new applications.
Robert J (Bob) O’Brien is Co-Founder and President of DSCC. Bob has decades of experience turning market and business analysis into strategic insights in the display and electronics industries. As Director of Market Intelligence and Strategy for Corning Glass Technologies, Bob developed an intelligence infrastructure to inform pricing strategy, product development, marketing communications and customer service strategy. He also developed external communications for investors and customers to realize Corning’s industry leading position.
Bob led the CGT intelligence team in building critical tools for analysis of both short- and long-term dynamics in the LCD industry. In response to Corning’s vulnerability to supply/demand swings, Bob developed an analytical model for predicting glass demand based on the supply/demand dynamics of the LCD value chain. The output of this model is frequently quoted in Corning’s earnings release and other communications. To increase understanding of the long-term dynamics of TV replacement, Bob led the efforts on consumer survey work to understand the replacement cycle of TV. As the cover glass market matured, Bob led the effort to explore and develop the Gorilla glass business in emerging markets.
Bob holds a BS in Applied and Engineering Physics from Cornell University & an MBA from the University of Michigan Business School. He lives in Ann Arbor, MI with his wife Mattie & 3 sons. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Ruiqing Ma, is Sr. Director of R&D Devices at Nanosys Inc. Prior to joining Nanosys, he worked at Universal Display Corporation as Director of OLED R&D, at Honeywell as Program Manager and at Corning as Senior Research Scientist. Dr. Ma received his Ph. D. degree from the Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University in 2000. He has over 90 issued US patents and over 70 publications. Dr. Ma serves in many capacities for Society for Information Display (SID) including Program Chair of DisplayWeek 2020 and Guest Editor of Information Display.
Ze Yuan is with Royole Corporation, a startup company focusing on flexible electronics technologies and consumer products. He is the R&D director of Advanced Technology Development group at Royole where he is responsible for the company’s efforts on display panel design and technology development of flexible displays and sensors in support of consumer product innovations. He also manages the Frontier Research Center, responsible for delivering the next-node technology development and new technology sourcing.
Ze has published more than thirty peer-reviewed papers/conference presentations in the field of semiconductor devices and display technologies covering process, device, modeling, and materials, etc. He also holds a portfolio of patents on flexible display technologies and is an active reviewer for several academic societies.
Ze Yuan received Engineering degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, with minor in Material Science and Engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA USA.
Dr. Michael Hack, is Vice-President of Business Development at Universal Display Corporation. He is responsible for developing and commercializing advanced high efficiency next generation OLED products, with a special focus on flexible display applications and solid-state lighting. Prior to joining UDC in 1999, he was associated with dpiX, a Xerox Company, where he was responsible for manufacturing flat panel displays and digital medical imaging products based on amorphous silicon TFT technology. Dr. Hack received his Ph. D. degree from Cambridge University, England in 1981 and in 2007 Dr. Hack was elected a Fellow of the Society for Information Display. In 2014 Dr. Hack was nominated to serve on the board of the U.S. OLED Lighting Coalition to promote the advancement and commercialization of OLED lighting.
Dan Schwade is a Senior Design Engineer with Acuity Brands Lighting, C.A.L.S. He has a demonstrated history of success in new product design as well as design and feasibility of custom and modified products. His experience includes tradeshow exhibit design, managing BIM content and creation, direct technical support and lighting simulation for Lighting Designers, Contractors and Agency Representatives. Prior to joining Acuity Brands Lighting in 2018, Dan gained over 10 years of lighting experience working with another prestigious architecturally focused lighting manufacturer, where he executed the design of numerous luminaire families and custom projects. Dan’s luminaire designs have garnered numerous awards, including:
• Healthcare Design’s Nightingale Gold Award – Lighting Category, 2018
• Healthcare Design’s Nightingale Silver Award – Lighting Category, 2019
• Design featured publications such as: Lumiblade Insider for OLED luminaire design and Architectural Lighting Magazine
Dan holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Industrial Design concentration from the University of Wisconsin – Stout. He is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNA) and the IESNA-Building Information Modeling (BIM) Committee. Dan holds his Lighting Certification (LC) credential and is mindful of industry standards and best practices.
Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of OLEDWorks, Dr. Michael Boroson brings OLED device expertise that spans from research and development to commercialization and manufacturing. As CTO, Michael sets technology strategy, defines and demonstrates product architectures, drives process improvement through technology transfer. He is the technical liaison for strategic development partnerships in the supply chain; an industry leader accelerating the evaluation and implementation of new technologies for improved performance and next generation products.
Andrew G. Sculley became the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and President on June 1, 2008 and was appointed to the Board of Directors on November 2, 2009. Mr. Sculley served as the General Manager of Kodak’s OLED systems Business Unit and Vice President of Kodak’s Display Business from 2004 to 2008. From 2003 to 2006, he served on the Board of Directors of SK Display, a joint venture between Sanyo and Kodak. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Sculley served as the Manager of Operations, CFO and member of the Board of Directors of Kodak Japan Ltd., where he led the effort to improve performance. Previously, he held positions in strategic planning and finance in Eastman Kodak Company. Mr. Sculley holds an M.B.A. from Carnegie-Mellon University, an M.S. in physics from Cornell University and a B.S. in physics from Stevens Institute of Technology. He attended Harvard University’s Advanced Management Program/International Senior Management Program while an executive at Kodak.
Srini joined Lumileds in 2018 where he manages micro LED programs, providing technical leadership and strategy to enable micro LED displays and Advanced Driving Beams(ADB) for automobiles. From 2011-2018, Srini worked for Applied Materials as a Sr. Technical Director and Fellow & Director of Advanced Device Architecture at GLOBALFOUNDRIES, where his main focus areas are novel light emitters on GaN, advanced FinFET devices, novel 3D devices on Silicon and their impact on technology roadmaps. From 1996-2011, Dr. Banna worked on novel memory technologies at Intel and multiple start-ups. Dr. Banna has a Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong. Dr. Banna authored 25+ publications and has been granted over 15 US patents.
Longjia Wu received his Bachelor degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology (WUT), and then got his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from University of California, Davis (UC Davis) in 2015. After graduation, he joined TCL Corporate Research, engaging in the development of high performance quantum-dot light-emitting diodes for display application.
-B.S. (2015~2016) Korea Cyber University, Business Administration
-Ph.D. (2003~2011) Seoul National University, Physical Chemistry: OLED
-LG Electronics (1997~2008) Project Leader - Development for Blue OLED material & device
LG Display (2009~2011) Project Leader – Fundamental Study for Blue OLED system
SFC (2012~2014) Team Leader - Blue Host & Dopant development
-Material Science (2014~2019) CTO-OLED Product Development & Sales in China
-LORDIN (2020~) CEO - For the High Efficient Blue Materials
Adam joined CYNORA in May 2019 to lead the company's transition from R&D to commercialization.
A seasoned technology CEO, Adam's forte is building successful global companies around disruptive science-based technologies, creating value for customers and shareholders. Previously, he led several Silicon Valley-based public and privately-held companies, where he productized complex technologies and built large infrastructures to support global customers. They include Virage Logic, an embedded memory leader he co-founded and took public before it was acquired by Synopsys. He also led PlasmaSi, an OLED encapsulation company when OLED displays began to soar ahead of LCDs as the preferred choice for smartphones. PlasmaSi was subsequently acquired by Aixtron.
Kablanian holds a B.A. in Physics from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University in California.
Junji Adachi, CEO, Kyulux Inc.– Experienced engineer and manager with 30+ years of experience in industry commercializing fuel cell organic photovoltaic and OLED materials at Panasonic. Extensive experience incubating and collaborating with nanomaterials startups, B.S. Osaka University, Visiting Researcher, M.I.T., Professional Engineer JPN (MOT, ICT).
Michele is currently Business Development Manager, OLED Technical Marketing at EMD Performance Materials Corp., a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, specializing in OLED materials. In this position, she works closely with customers and partners to advance OLED technology for displays and lighting. Michele has 20 years’ experience in the OLED industry, working with manufacturers worldwide. She was an integral member of the team that successfully launched production of the world’s first Active Matrix OLED display, which won the industry’s 2002 Display of the Year Gold Award and the 2003 Silver Award as part of the Kodak LS633 digital camera. Michele has led several commercialization projects, bringing new materials to market. She has led or participated in technology teams focused on OLED stack design, encapsulation and lighting. She holds 20 granted US patents in the areas of OLED materials, processes and device architecture.