Michael is a Managing Director at Samsung Ventures America. He focuses primarily on datacenter, storage, foundry services and AI.
He was formerly an investor with ARCH Venture Partners and Harris & Harris Group. His experience in the IT and semiconductor industries includes corporate development and new business strategy at ARM Ltd., and sales and process engineering at Motorola. At ARM, Michael focused on mobile, Internet of Things, information security, and image processing. He also founded two startup companies, one in semiconductors and the other in the medical materials space.
Michael attended Brigham Young University and Chicago Booth
Thomas Jueng is a Managing Director at Samsung Ventures America.
He joined Samsung Ventures in 2012 and focuses on investments in mobile platform, AI, IoT, digital media & content, and enterprise solution.
Prior to joining Samsung Ventures, Thomas worked in Benex investment, a private equity in Korea.
Before Benex investment, he worked at SK Telecom in global strategy planning team and investment team. Thomas led deals in the US, China, Vietnam, and Korea mainly focusing on mobile and internet.
Before SK Telecom, Thomas worked at a RF repeater system company, MTI Co., Ltd. as a RF, S/W engineer. Thomas also co-founded two start-ups, a social network service website, win520.com in Beijing, China, and an outdoor digital signage company, Intercity Networks in Korea and he was an early member of Chinese mobile device company, Xiaomi.
Thomas earned his M.B.A. at the Wharton School and received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University.