From Subscriber to Silicon:
Why end-to-end technology value chain insight is critical to your supply chain survival

How do technology adoption trends impact the entire supply
chain?  What future opportunities are shaping today's raw materials,
semiconductors, and displays?

It's a brave new world where "everything technology" is a common denominator
for an otherwise uncommon explosion in disruptive innovations, shifting consumer
behaviors, and volatile swings in supply and demand that reverberate throughout
all technology-consuming markets. As the downstream battle for subscribers
intensifies, the upstream battle for the silicon, intellectual property, and raw
materials that are increasingly used within automotive, medical, industrial, and
other sectors is just as fierce.

While most savvy organizations understand the interconnected nature of the
supply chain, many also lack a fundamental understanding of the issues that will
impact them most.

Join IHS and Supply & Demand Chain
as they share insights into some of the top issues impacting

technology, media, and telecommunications value chains. They will raise
questions to key issues like the future of pay-TV and how this impacts set-top
boxes, software platforms, mobile devices, network operators, and chip
production. They will outline the importance of having supply chain intelligence
from "subscriber to silicon" by addressing such topics as:

  • How do technology adoption trends impact the entire supply chain?
  • How is the consumer having such a major impact on operator strategies and
  • What future opportunities are shaping today's raw materials, semiconductors,
    and displays?
  • How are themes like higher resolution, touch, or interface adoption driving
    the supply chain?
  • How are pay-TV, smart technology, and other ecosystems disrupting adjacent
  • Who are the winners and losers and why should you care?

Rapidly changing upstream and downstream events shape today's technology
landscape, the effects of which can create immediate winners and losers in the
supply chain. Don't miss this chance to learn the importance of understanding
the end-to-end dynamics influencing your supply chain.

Webcast Details:
Hosted by Supply
& Demand Chain Executive,
and featuring IHS

Joseph Abelson

Senior Director,
Commercial Product Management

Dan Cryan
Senior Principal Analyst, Broadband Media, IHS



Editor, Supply & Demand Chain Executive


Joseph Abelson - Senior Director, Commercial Product Management

Joe Abelson has more than 34 years of multi-national management experience in
technology marketing, market research, and channel management. At IHS, Joe manages a range of intelligence services addressing the markets for digital media, communications, consumer electronics, and advertising. In addition, he specializes in research and consulting focused on market strategy, consumer behavior, supplier relations, and distribution.

Previously, Joe directed a worldwide team of analysts tracking materials, components, and systems in the displays industry. He also established coverage of the technology industry in China for IHS.

Before joining IHS, Joe was based in Hong Kong and Singapore where he served as Vice President of Strategic Marketing for Avnet Asia, the world’s leading industrial distributor of electronic components and systems. There, he launched a successful pan-Asia business unit and led an unprecedented alliance with China’s Ministry of Information Industry (MII).

Dan Cryan - Senior Principal Analyst, Broadband Media, IHS iSuppli

Dan Cryan has played a key role in the development of the company's digital
media coverage. As head of broadband he specializes in online content and the
technical issues surrounding the distribution of digital

Cryan led the development of the forecasting models used
in the online Broadband Intelligence service including online movies, TV, music
and user generated content. He has also been involved in a wide range of
consultancy projects for clients including national broadcasters and the
European Commission, and is a regular speaker about the online content business
at international conferences. Cryan also oversees of the company’s music
coverage, having been involved in the music business since 1997.

He has bachelor's and master's degrees in philosophy from University College London and
is the author of Introducing Logic (2002) and Introducing Capitalism (2009)
which have been translated into several languages.

Barry Hochfelder - Editor, Supply & Demand Chain Executive Moderator

Barry Hochfelder is Editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive (Cygnus
Business Media), a leading business magazine providing original intelligence and
decision-making information for senior corporate executives and other supply
chain management professionals as they enable their companies' supply chains for
competitive advantage. Hochfelder joined the magazine in January 2011 and is
responsible for editorial content and production of the magazine and, the
publication’s Website. He has 30 years experience in research, writing and
editing, and he holds degrees from Kendall College and Arizona State

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