Paul Semenza Joins DisplaySearch as Senior Vice President

AUSTIN, TX-DisplaySearch has appointed display industry veteran Paul Semenza as the company's senior vice president managing the North American and European analyst teams.

"We are thrilled to have Paul join the DisplaySearch team of global analysts," noted Tim Bush, DisplaySearch's Group president and general manager. "Paul's leadership, industry knowledge, and market insights will be a great complement to the DisplaySearch business. We welcome him to our team and look forward to leveraging his market expertise in continuing to provide unparalleled marketing information services to the industry."

"I am excited to be a member of the DisplaySearch team and to be part of the larger NPD organization, the parent company of DisplaySearch. DisplaySearch and NPD truly offer the most comprehensive information about the consumer electronics and display industries," said Semenza.

Semenza brings more than 20 years of global market research experience to his new role at DisplaySearch. Most recently, he served as Vice President and Manager of iSuppli's Display Business, where he managed the firm's market intelligence and consulting practice in the electronic display and consumer electronics sectors. He frequently speaks at major industry events such as CES and SID's DisplayWeek and is often quoted in leading business and trade publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, EE Times, Bloomberg, Information Display and CNBC.

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.