Wed, Apr 27 – 2016
DongJin (DJ) Koh is President of the Mobile Communication Business within Samsung Electronics. Mr. Koh is responsible for driving Samsung’s global mobile business from smartphones, smart wearables to emerging mobile services. Before being named president in December 2015, Mr. Koh served as the Executive Vice President and Head of the Mobile R&D Office within the Mobile Communications Business. He played a pivotal role in the launch of a variety of mobile devices and services, including the Galaxy S6/S6 edge, Galaxy Note5, Gear S2, Samsung Pay and Samsung KNOX. Since joining the company in 1984, Mr. Koh is widely respected for his collaborative style and teamwork approach. Mr. Koh’s background includes spending over a decade in Human Resources where he learned the company’s efforts to increase employee engagement and operational excellence throughout the organization. Also, thanks to his approachable style, Mr. Koh quickly became a leader that could span a breadth of technologies and businesses to transform Samsung’s product offerings. As the Head of the Technology Strategy Team from 2007 to 2015, he created strategic alliances with partner companies to help bring innovative technologies to market. Under his leadership from 2006 to 2007, the North America Product Planning Group established a strong foothold in the North American market by planning innovative mobile devices for carriers. Mr. Koh was also responsible for bringing key technical innovations to modem and software technology when he was Head of the Samsung R&D Institute in the U.K. He graduated from Sungkyungkwan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial Engineering in 1984 and earned a Master of Science degree in Technology Policy from University of Sussex in 1993.
Wed April 27 , 2016 - 08:00AM