Principal Analyst, Consumer Devices, IHS MarkitMr. Ken Park is a principal analyst in the Technology team at IHS Markit, focusing on consumer devices.
He joined the company in November 2014 during the acquisition of DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. He is responsible for monitoring the television and digital signage markets. At DisplaySearch, he served as a senior analyst in charge of Korean FPD market and technology research. He covered display products such as TVs, desktop monitors, public displays and notebook PCs, including mini-notes and slates. His display industry experience-from engineering to marketing-adds invaluable insight to IHS Markit's Technology market analysis. Before DisplaySearch, Mr. Park was in marketing and sales in the visual display division at Samsung Electronics. In that position, he directed demand forecasting, sales strategic planning, pricing, product planning, supply chain management, competitive analysis and marketing communications, leading to Samsung's achievement of the #1 market share. Prior to that, he was a software engineer at Samsung where he developed digital TV applications and learned mass production manufacturing processes. Mr. Park has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Kookmin University in Seoul, Korea.