Display industry veteran Paul Semenza has been named as Display Search’s senior vice president managing its North American and European analyst teams.
With more than 20 years of global market research experience, Semenza most recently served as vice president and manager of iSuppli’s Display Business.
In this role he managed the firm’s market intelligence and consulting practice in the electronic display and consumer electronics sectors.
A frequent speaker at major industry events such as CES and SID’s DisplayWeek, Semenza is has been quoted in leading business and trade publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, EE Times, Bloomberg, Information Display and CNBC.
Tim Bush, DisplaySearch’s group president and general manager, said the company was “thrilled” to have Semenza join its team of global analysts.
“Paul’s leadership, industry knowledge, and market insights will be a great complement to the DisplaySearch business,” he said.
Prior to iSuppli, Semenza was a program officer at the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council, where he directed studies on IT policy.
Before that, he served as a consultant for Mogee Research on international patent activity and was an analyst for the US Congress Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), covering emerging technologies such as flat panel displays.
He received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and master’s degree in electro-optics from Tufts University.
In 1994, he received a master’s degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.