Dr. Won-Pyo Hong, ECE Alumni Impact Award Winner
Monday, April 10, 2017|
4:30pm - 5:30pm
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|Reception following the talk|
About the Event
Samsung is a market leader in world changing technologies such as mobile phones, TVs, and semiconductors. As we look towards the future, we see opportunities to further demonstrate our willingness and ability to innovate in evolving areas such as automobiles, 5G, and Biopharmaceuticals by leveraging our capabilities in enabling technologies like IoT, analytics, cloud, and mobility.
Dr. Won-Pyo Hong is President of Samsung SDS, a global information technology and services company employing more than 10,000 individuals. He is an established authority and industry leader in IT, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) space. Before assuming his current position, he was the President and Chief Marketing Officer of Samsung Electronics and played a critical role in positioning Samsung as the world’s premiere handset manufacturer and global brand. As Head of Global Product Strategy for the Mobile Communications Business, he introduced the GALAXY franchise to Samsung’s mobile portfolio and established it as the most popular and advanced line of Android products. He managed GALAXY’s design and product specifications, and was responsible for spearheading several industry-leading innovations like Super-AMOLED displays, multi-core processors, and LTE-A connectivity.
Open to: Public