From Corning to LG.Philips and Philips: The Insights of Display Industry Veteran Bob O’Brien

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Bob O’Brien, the Co-Founder, Principal Consultant and CFO at DSCC, has a wealth of experience in the display and electronics industries. He is known for his ability to transform market and business analysis into valuable strategic insights. Bob’s expertise lies in analyzing various display materials such as glass and AMOLED materials, as well as tracking developments in TV and other large-screen display applications. He regularly contributes to the DSCC Weekly Review with reports on these topics.

During his time at Corning, Bob led the CGT intelligence team in developing tools for analyzing short-term and long-term dynamics in the LCD industry. He created an analytical model for predicting glass demand based on supply/demand dynamics in the LCD value chain. This was a response to Corning’s vulnerability to market fluctuations. In addition, 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.

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