Jong Hee Han is the Vice Chairman and CEO of the DX Division at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Since joining Samsung in 1988, he has been a prolific figure in the development of a wide range of market-leading products, including Micro LED, QLED, Lifestyle TVs, Smart Signage, Cinema LED and gaming monitors.
With outstanding prowess in technology and strong leadership, Mr. Han has played a pivotal role in taking Samsung’s TV business to its unrivalled position in the global TV market and maintaining it for 16 consecutive years since 2006.
His relentless pursuit of excellence has made a huge contribution to Samsung being known for its technology leadership in the Consumer Electronic industry.
Sebastian Seung, a world-renowned neuroscience-based AI expert, is President and Head of Samsung Research. Samsung Research is Samsung Electronics’ advanced R&D hub which leads the development of future technologies for its Device eXperience division.
Under his leadership, Samsung Research develops future innovative technology and identifies new growth possibilities for Samsung Electronics through a global effort spanning 16 R&D centers and 7 AI centers worldwide.
Samsung Research's main focus is Artificial Intelligence, data intelligence, next generation communications, robot, next generation display & media, intelligent device & solution, security & privacy, intelligent SW platform etc.
but is constantly expanding its research areas to new fields to realize a new lifestyle based on AI technologies.
As the leader of the R&D Strategy Team in Samsung Research, Executive Vice President Seungbeom Choi is currently in charge of playing a pivotal role in leading the innovation of Samsung Electronics as a Technologies Driven Company.
Based on the core research foundation developed by Samsung Research from 2017, core research fields such as AI, next-generation communication, robot, Big Data and security are being discovered and expanded upon continuously, and the reinforcement of open source policies and strategies of Samsung Electronics is promoted actively.
In addition, he is discovering new technical themes for developing new businesses for Samsung Electronics and is taking the lead on securing technology leadership and strategies continuously based on technology innovation.
The Corporate Vice President of Samsung Electronics, Jaeyeon Jung, also heads up the SmartThings Team. She oversees the engineering and the strategy of Samsung’s IoT platform, which includes the SmartThings apps for various platforms, the vast backend that manages the hundreds of millions of SmartThings devices, and the software used to do so.
Her team also manages SmartThings Find that allows users to locate wearables, devices and SmartTags. Previously, Jaeyeon was responsible for Samsung Account, and led the migration of account data from legacy servers to cloud-based storage.
Samsung MX Division AI Client Development Group Lead.
He leads SW development for the Bixby user experience from Bixby Client to Bixby Capsule, and is focusing on improving the basic quality and usability of Bixby.
He has passion for developing ways to freely and conveniently use various devices through voice in the era of IoT.
Yong Ho Hwang is a Corporate VP at Samsung Electronics, and leads the security & privacy team at Samsung Research.
His team plays a crucial role in delivering innovative security solutions by conducting advanced researches on exploring cyber-attack techniques and developing protective measures. The primary goal of these research efforts is to enhance the security level of Samsung products, and address users’ privacy concerns.
In addition, his team has continuously published the research results in the top-tier security conferences and operated Samsung Security Tech Forum (SSTF) to strengthen its technical leadership.
Executive Vice President Kangtae Kim is currently in charge of innovation in Samsung Electronics' Software field.
He is contributing to the competitiveness of software development underpinned by Samsung Electronics' software quality and management process and automation tool development. Since 2021, as the leader of the S/W Innovation Center, he has been leading innovation across all sectors of software development, including the culture and education of it.
In addition, he continues to spare no effort in laying out methods to secure software of better quality and reflecting them in the field through relentless research and technical development.
Sally Jeong is a Vice President of Android Framework R&D at Samsung Electronics.
She leads various development teams such as Foldable, S-Pen, Edge SDK, etc., has led the development of various mobile platform-based software for about 20 years and has contributed to the platform, and has also led GoodLock project since 2016. She has passion for developer growth and improvement of the development culture and working towards it.
As the head of the Open Source Group in Samsung Research, Daniel Park is responsible for Samsung Open Source including Internet of Things (IoT), Web, AI, 5G/6G as well as various platforms and core components. He is also leading the new team called Open Tech Office targeting for open collaborations and innovations with non-Samsung developers and tech organizations.
He is interested in creating a community through communication with developers, engaging broadly, and creating a culture, and working towards it.
A physicist, Professor Sangwook Kim of the Department of Physics at Kyunghee University received his Ph.D. in physics from KAIST, and has served as a researcher at the Max Planck Institute in Germany, and as a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo and Innsbruck.
He mainly researches quantum science and information physics, and has published about 70 SCI papers. Appeared in tvN [Encyclopedia of Useless Facts Season 3], [Friday, Friday Night], etc., serialized in [Dong-A Ilbo], [Kyunghyang Shinmun], etc. communicating with the public. He is the author of 『Sangwook Kim's Quantum Study』, 『Shake and Resonance』, and 『Science Study of Sangwook Kim』.