Breaking Down the Display Industry: Bob O’Brien, the Man Behind the Scenes of DSCC

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Bob O’Brien, Co-Founder and Principal Consultant of DSCC, is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in the display and electronics industries. He is renowned for his ability to translate market and business analysis into strategic insights. Bob’s areas of expertise include analyzing display materials such as glass and AMOLED, as well as covering developments in TV and other large-screen display applications. He regularly contributes to the DSCC Weekly Review with reports that are highly sought after by industry professionals.

During his time at Corning, Bob led the CGT intelligence team in developing tools for analyzing short- and long-term dynamics in the LCD industry. In response to Corning’s vulnerability to market fluctuations, he created an analytical model for predicting glass demand based on supply/demand dynamics in the LCD value chain. Additionally, Bob conducted consumer survey work to understand the TV replacement cycle and played a key role in exploring and developing the Gorilla glass business in emerging markets as the cover glass market matured.

At LG.Philips and Philips, Bob led a team that evaluated six different display technologies for the large-screen TV market. His expertise and leadership were instrumental in advancing understanding of the market and technology outlook in the TV industry. Through his work at these companies, Bob has established himself as a respected figure in the display industry, known for his ability to turn data into actionable insights that drive business growth.

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