Ken Werner, Principal, is a leading authority in the world electronic display industry. He is especially active with companies evaluating display technologies for new products; entering or repositioning themselves in the industry; or requiring display technology validation, strategic information on display technologies, or display and component sourcing.    

Werner consults routinely with senior corporate and technology executives of display-related companies in Asia, Europe, and North and South America, as well as government officials and academic researchers. He regularly addresses technical and trade organizations in North America, Europe, and Asia, and routinely advises brokers, analysts, members of the international press corps on the dynamics and current standings in the display industry.Type your paragraph here.

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 Four distinguished members of the display industry provide Nutmeg Consultants with rapid-response intelligence concerning global strategic issues in the display industry.Type your paragraph here.

Sri Peruvemba is the Chief Executive Officer at Marketer International, a marketing services company. Marketer International services clients in N America, Europe and Asia.  As a go-to expert source on electronic displays and related technologies for many of the leading technology writers in the country, Peruvemba is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, Bloomberg, Financial Times, and many other publications. He is also regularly invited to present at major technology conferences, has published several articles and white papers, and often leads seminars and classes on the display and touch screen industry.  His 25 years of experience in the electronics industry include marketing LCD, CRT, TFEL, OLED, LED, Plasma and ePaper displays into the mobile, industrial, medical, signage and TV marketsType your paragraph here.

Dick McCartney is President of DM Consulting, a world-renowned expert on display electronics, and a Fellow of the Society for Information Display.  From February 2012 to December 2014 he was Director of Technology Creation and Sensing at Samsung.  He is an Adjunct Professor of Display Electronics at both Kyung Hee University (Korea) and National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan). 

He held a variety of senior positions at National Semiconductor from 1996-2009, including Chief Technologist for the Display Division.  At National, he was responsible for major advances in display driving, including the overshoot method that significantly speeded up the response time, and which is used in most LCDs to this day. 

Dick as also held responsible positions at Honeywell, Digital Technology, and Sperry Flight Systems, among others.  Preferred contact: your paragraph here.

Alaide Pellegrini Mammana coordinates the Brazilian Network on Information Displays (BrDisplay), which has hundreds of participating institutions and companies.  She is President of the Brazilian Academy of Military Engineering (ABEMI), an Invited Professor at the Universidade Estadual Paulista, and Counselor and Researcher for the Brazilian Association for Informatics (ABINFO), which she helped create in 1988. 

Alaide is Director of the Latin American Chapter of the Society for Information Display (SID) and Professor Emeritus at the Electrical Engineering School at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP).  From 1985 to 2007 she was the Head of the Information Display R&D Program at the Centro de Tecnologia  da  Informação  Renato  Archer  (CTI)  in  Campinas.  She  created  and coordinates the Iberoamerican Network on Information Displays, is a Senior Member of SID, and holds the “Medalha da Legião do Mérito do Engenheiro Militar.

Werner Malcherek is CEO of ANNAX Anzeigesysteme GmbH and ANNAX information systems GmbH in Germany. He has held these positions since 2008. In addition to the operational CEO tasks, Werner is responsible for technology and innovation management and the introduction of new processes within the ANNAX Group. The majority of his working career has been spent in companies with a strong technology base in the passenger information system market. He brings twenty five years of engineering and applications expertise in R&D project management  to the railway market.  Werner has been instrumental in the introduction and ruggedizing of emerging technologies such as electronic ink, and new product technologies like ultra-wide LCD displays for on-board train applications.

Dian Mecca has extensive experience in event and conference management for technical companies and associations, and the management of technical information vehicles, including sales and marketing materials. 

She managed the press office and press support activities for the Society for Information Display’s Display Week, an annual international exhibition and technical symposium, from 1995 to 2005.  During that time, media attendance grew by a factor of five.  During this time she also served as administrative editor of Information Display Magazine, the world’s leading display technology magazine. 

From 2005 to 2012, she managed multiple technical conferences and events each year for Insight Media, including overall event management, management of presenters and scheduling, acquisition of paid sponsors and exhibitors, management of catering and logistics, and conference registration.  She also managed sales force support, including the creation of sales and marketing materials.

Tom Holzel, Associate, is a marketing and sales specialist for flat panel displays. He ran the Raytheon display sales force nationally, and its sales rep force internationally. While Managing Director of a British venture-funded start-up, he made board-level presentation to many Japanese display manufacturers, including Panasonic, Sony, Mitsubishi and Futaba. He has been CEO of two display start-ups, (one of which became the exclusive supplier to IBM’s NMD division), and VP of Marketing & Sales for French, English and several U.S. display start-ups.