General Manager, Technology Analyst Business/Group President, Asia Pacific Region
Tim Bush is General Manager of The NPD Group’s Technology Analyst Business, which includes NPD DisplaySearch and NPD Solarbuzz, and Group President for the Asia Pacific region. Tim is leading the expansion of The NPD Group into new countries and markets in the Asia Pacific region based out of Hong Kong.
Previously at The NPD Group, Tim served as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, managing several significant transactions, including the acquisition of DisplaySearch. He has also served as President of the Home Business Unit.
Before joining The NPD Group, Tim held executive positions at ACNielsen, American Express, and Time Warner.
Senior Vice President, Analyst Services
Paul is responsible for managing all research activities and the worldwide analyst teams operating under the NPD DisplaySearch and Solarbuzz brands. Previously Paul served as Vice President of Display Research for iSuppli Corporation and for Stanford Resources, Inc. Paul has been a program officer at the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council, an analyst for the US Congress Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), and a member of technical staff at The Analytic Sciences Corporation. Paul received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Master's degree in Electro-optics from Tufts University, and a Master's degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.
|Satoshi (Sam) Matsuno|
President of NPD DisplaySearch Japan
Sam has 15 years of display experience from Matsushita and Compaq in the US and Japan. For 10 years, he held senior positions at Compaq in strategic planning, display procurement, market research and flat panel engineering. He has been an invited speaker at FPD conferences around the world including LCD International, Electronic Display Forum (keynote) and Fine Process Technology. Sam has also been published in most Japanese display magazines including Nikkei Microdevices, Nikkei's Flat Panel Display Yearbook, Electronic Journal and Press Journal. In addition, he pioneered the industry's first LCD/CRT price penetration curve and coined the term "mega-note." He has excellent bilingual skills and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Hiroshima University
Vice President of the Greater China Market
David came to NPD DisplaySearch from HannStar Display, a leading TFT LCD producer, where he was a key account manager responsible for both notebook PC and LCD monitor accounts. Prior to two years in HannStar's sales and marketing department, He served for a total of five years as production planner and production engineer at HannStar's TFT LCD module line and Hitachi Kaohsiung's STN LCD module line. David is fluent in Taiwanese, Mandarin, Japanese and English and holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Chung-Yuan Christian University.
|Hyun-Seung (HS) Ahn|
President of DisplaySearch Korea
As director of global strategic marketing for four years in the US at AKT, Inc., an Applied Materials company, HS was responsible for market intelligence, market forecast, technical marketing, marketing communication and strategic alliances. During seven years in the TFT LCD business at Samsung Electronics in Korea, HS did strategic product planning, global marketing, investment strategic planning for next generation substrates, and managed international strategic alliances. HS was in chip design, business planning management, and marketing management in the semiconductor business at Samsung Electronics, including four years at Samsung Electronics Japan in Tokyo. He speaks Korean, Japanese and English. He has a Bachelor's degree in electronic engineering from Sogang University in Seoul.