Chris Connery

Chris Connery is Vice President of the PC and Large Format Commercial Display Market Research group -- encompassing notebook PCs, tablet/slate PCs, desktop computer monitors, professional/commercial displays, and digital signage. He has been part of these markets for 20+ years. Connery joined DisplaySearch in 2004 with a rich level of experience in flat panel video displays, including a wide range of responsibilities in product development, line management and marketing.

Prior to joining DisplaySearch, he was the director of marketing and product management for NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display, helping establish their market-driven product, channel and market segmentation strategies for both the NEC and Mitsubishi brands of LCD and CRT computer monitors. During his tenure at NEC, he was also responsible for strategies for new large-format LCD display applications such as digital signage and flight information displays. Prior to the NEC and Mitsubishi joint venture, Connery was with the NEC side of the business as LCD monitor product line manager for  NEC Technologies, helping create the early LCD desktop monitor market and launch what was then the world’s largest commercially available LCD monitor: a 20” SXGA display (circa 1998). Before NEC Technologies, he served as the portable computer group product manager for Zenith Data Systems' notebook computers and related peripherals.

He began his career in the value-added reseller channel with Veritechnology Electronics (Heath/Zenith), holding positions in systems engineering and marketing support. Connery has a business degree from the University of Notre Dame. He also lectures and consults extensively across the globe.