Nam joined Arete in 2009 and is based in the firm's US office. Nam focuses on global memory, display, PC and battery sectors, working with Brett, Jim and Martin. Prior to Arete, Nam spent nine years for IHS (formerly iSuppli), and led IHS memory research team to become one of the highest respected research groups in the industry. Before IHS, Nam was a product engineer in technical marketing and sales at SK Hynix Semiconductor and served as logistics manager for the IBM and Sun Microsystems Worldwide accounts. Nam earned his MBA at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a CFA charter holder and is FINRA Series 7, 86 and 87 registered.