In this video, we talk to Jim Handy his semiconductor memory market forecast. We examine both DRAM and Flash. When we talked to Jim last year, he predicted a mid-year memory price collapse for 2011. We find out why Jim nailed it. Also covered are the DRAM demand and pricing picture historically; the capital shortage situation and how it will play out in 2012. Jim sees the memory market taking another revenue hit in the 20-plus percent range. Find out why in the video.
Jim Handy, a widely recognized semiconductor analyst, comes to Objective Analysis with over 30 years in the electronics industry including 14 years as an industry analyst.
His background includes marketing and design positions at market-leading suppliers including Intel, National Semiconductor, and Infineon.
A frequent presenter at trade shows, Mr. Handy is known for his widespread industry presence and volume of publication. He has written hundreds of articles for trade journals, Dataquest, Semico, and other prior employers, and is frequently interviewed and quoted in the electronics trade press and other media. Mr Handy writes the Chip Talk blog for Forbes online and contributes to two Objective Analysis blogs: The SSD Guy and The Memory Guy.
Mr. Handy is on the Advisory Board of the Flash Memory Summit, a member of the Embedded System Conference's Embedded Leader Community, a member of the Mass Storage Technical Working Group of the International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI), the chair of the iNEMI photovoltaics Product Emulator Group, a member of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI), and is a Leader in the Gerson Lehrman Group Councils of Advisors.
Mr. Handy can be contacted at Jim.Handy (at) Objective-Analysis.com, or by telephone at +1 (408) 356-2549
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