Paul GagnonSenior Research Director of Consumer Devices | Omdia
Global TV Market Resurgence, Recovery and Risks
2020 was an exceptional time in every regard, and TV demand surged to the highest level in 5 years, reaching record levels in North America in particular. Omdia will share insights around the drivers of the strong demand, where sales were strongest, and what to expect in 2021. While demand drivers are positive in some regions today, there are challenges ahead, especially with rising costs and shifting pandemic-related growth drivers and inhibitors.
As the leader of the consumer electronics and display applications service area, Paul Gagnon overseas research on TVs, smartphones, mobile PCs, smart home, home appliances, desktop monitors, and professional AV displays. Paul has more than 20 years of experience within the consumer electronics industry.
His interests are the intersection of consumer electronics technology, devices, and applications. Paul is an expert on supply chain factors and their impacts on product featuring and strategy, and the likely end-market consumer response to those decisions. He is knowledgeable about display technologies and their application in consumer electronics. Paul joined Omdia, formerly IHS Markit, in 2014, after leading the TV sets research team at NPD DisplaySearch. He also has years of experience working within consumer electronics manufacturing and retailing. Paul holds a Master of Science in business analytics and a Bachelor of Science in business from San Diego State University in San Diego, California.