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Robert O'Brien

Display Supply Chain Consultants

Bob O'Brien is Co-Founder and President of DSCC. Bob has decades of experience turning market and business analysis into strategic insights in the display and electronics industries. As Director of Market Intelligence and Strategy for Corning Glass Technologies, Bob developed an intelligence infrastructure to inform pricing strategy, product development, marketing communications, and customer service strategy, and developed external communications for investors and customers to realize strategic Corning’s industry leading position in both display glass and cover glass. Bob led the CGT intelligence team in building critical tools for analysis of both short- and long-term dynamics in the LCD industry. In response to Corning's vulnerability to supply/demand swings, Bob developed an analytical model for predicting glass demand based on the supply/demand dynamics of LCD value chain; the output of this model is frequently quoted in Corning's earnings release and other communications. As the cover glass market matured, Bob led the effort to explore and develop the Gorilla glass business in emerging markets. At DSCC, Bob continues to cover developments among glass makers, material makers, and brands.