Seoho is a senior investment manager at Samsung Venture Investment, based in Seoul, Korea.
Prior to joining SVIC (2020), Seoho was a staff engineer at Samsung Electronics (Home Appliances) where his scope of work included next generation system R&D, open innovation, and new life appliances development.
In his R&D role, Seoho grew particular interests and actively pursued cutting edge advancements in: indoor localization and autonomous navigation of mobile devices , spectral characterization of objects, non-wearable & seamless vital signal sensing, and energy harvesting for battery-less operation of IoT devices.
Seoho received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Cornell University (2016) for his leading research efforts in the fields of biosensors, point-of-care nutrition/disease diagnostics, and mobile healthcare systems. He received his B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from the University of Toronto (2011).
WooKyung(Chris) is a senior investment manager in Investment Team 3, based in Seoul.
She joined Samsung Ventures at Sep, 2020. Prior to SVIC, she worked at LG Electronics as a home appliance product planner, majorly focused on Asia/India HVAC market.
She holds MBA from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and received B.S. in mechanical engineering from Yonsei University.
With her experience related with digital appliance and end-user behavior, she is interested in service area that can be innovated by technology, such as AI, data analytics and etc.