Eric Kim, is a senior investment manager at SVIC, leading investments that are related to the Samsung Financial Affiliates regarding Insurance, Payments, IoT, O2O etc.
He initially started his career at Sony as a Engineer and spent some time as a Marketer at Samsung Electronics.
Prior to joining Samsung Ventures, Eric worked in the Strategy team of Samsung Display from 2012. His main responsibility was business planning including market research, foreign cooperation and investment management and was involved in projects such as FIC(establishing and expanding the LCD Fab in China), Relocating the Module Factory to Vietnam etc.
Kyu Min is an Assistant manager at Samsung Ventures Hybrid team focusing on investments in AI, Cyber Security, Fintech, Fusion Sensors, and platforms.
Prior to joining Samsung Ventures, Kyu min was a research assistant at Franklin Templeton assisting fund managers covering finance, bank, insurance, IT, and Semiconductors. Kyu Min was a technical marketer at Wonik Cube, where he managed and developed chemical products mostly to conglomerates. As a Venture Capitalist, he has backed several Industry-first breakthroughs in Blockchain, Food Tech, Clean energy, and Nano materials.
He was a director of a start up in Robotics company managing projects across people operations, finance, marketing, and corporate development.
Kyu min graduated from Purdue University in West Lafayette, where he was a president and founder of Purdue Undergraduate Business Club, having 50 members from different majors per quarter. He took executive program in Seoul National University and wrote business thesis regarding biomarker detection. He was an assistant instructor at Republic of Korea Air Force