Ken Park

Ken Park

Mr. Ken Park is a Principal Analyst within the IHS Technology group. He 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 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 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. 


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Impact of Cancellation of LeEco-Vizio Acquisition

In April 2017, LeEco and Vizio announced jointly that the $2 billion acquisition of Vizio by LeEco would no longer proceed. Instead, the two companies would pursue some limited strategic partnerships. What are the implications of this? Certainly in the short term, we do not see a major impact on Vizio's North America TV business, but there may be a long term challenge for expansion beyond the North America market without finding alternate sources of capital, either though another private investment opportunity or via public options. For LeEco, this is a significant blow to the prospect of gaining a rapid foothold in the US market, and continued indications of financial challenges represent an ongoing difficulty. The attached report delves into the impacts, and examines some possible outcomes, including the potential for Foxconn to approach Vizio to further ambitious global growth goals.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
TV Highlights - CES - 2017

This brief presentation provides key observations and analysis on the TV Sets industry based on CES 2017 held in Las Vegas, US.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
TV Sets Market Tracker - Monthly - March 2017

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