Find out more about what happened at our 5th annual CEO Summit. The theme was the Convergence Era, in which atoms and bits—the physical and digital realms—are merged to yield new innovations to tackle global challenges in life sciences, global sustainability, and more.
Even with Moore’s law and a relentless pace of innovation, certain computational tasks will always remain out of reach for classical computing architectures. That’s where the promise of quantum computing begins. In this blog post from Samsung Catalyst Fund SVP Francis Ho, learn more about the potential of quantum computing—and why we have co-led a $55 million funding round in pioneering QC leader IonQ.
Watch former Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics Young Sohn, and Chairman of Maekyung Media Group, Chang Dae-whan, in a discussion on how innovators and global leaders can work together in addressing the greatest challenges facing humankind.
Over the past 30 years, only a handful of figures have helped define the technology industry. Now, two of those figures are paving the way for a new generation of entrepreneurs: Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo! and a founding partner at AME Cloud Ventures, and Eric Yuan, founder and CEO of Zoom.
Visionary leadership has the potential bridge divides across industries, borders, and cultures. At a time when the global technology industry is thriving, innovators have an opportunity to forge new, international partnerships that bring the world together.
At The 20th World Knowledge Forum, Young Sohn, Corporate President & Chief Strategy Officer, Samsung Electronics, and Chairman of the Board, HARMAN, and Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo and Founding Partner of AME Cloud Ventures, talk about technology for purpose and innovation.
As an IT person, I’ve had an inside view of fast-paced innovation. In 1983, as my IT career began, the PC was new and exciting. In hindsight, those early PCs seem almost comically limited. They weighed 20+ pounds, had tiny 5-inch black-and white screens displaying only ASCII text, used floppy drives, and had a mere 64k of memory. Plus, they cost more than $9,000 in today’s dollars.
Lessons learned from the IT industry can help shape our autonomous future. Watch Young Sohn, Corporate President & Chief Strategy Officer, Samsung Electronics and Chairman of the Board, HARMAN, outline the challenges and promise of Mobility 2.0 as we enter the convergence wave of innovation.
Young Sohn, Samsung Corporate President and Chief Strategy Officer and HARMAN Chairman, joined other leading influencers from the autonomous ecosystem at The Autonomous event in Vienna to discuss the main hurdle to autonomous mobility: safety.
What does ‘leading with purpose’ toward a better world look like? For Samsung, our commitment to open collaboration is taking form through the new Samsung Global Goals app and our support for the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC). Find out how you can join us in the global Tech for Good movement.
Dr. Olaf Groth from Cambrian.ai discusses the significant breakthroughs in quantum computing, AI, and brain-computer interfaces that will enable machines and humans to model and understand entirely new dimensions of the world.
On June 18, Israel’s most prominent high-tech investors met at the invitation-only “IT TECH TWO TO TANGO” conference in Tel Aviv. Representatives from leading venture capital firms discussed the challenges facing the high-tech industry, the recent wave of Israeli growth companies, strategic fields of investment, and investment strategies for the coming years.
Young Sohn, Samsung’s Corporate President and Chief Strategy Officer, was among the prestigious group onstage at #VivaTech for a roundtable discussion, moderated by Maurice Lévy, chair of the advertising and communications company Publicis Groupe. Here is a video of the inspiring discussion.
Listen as Young Sohn, Corporate President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung, exhorts fellow technologists at #VivaTech to collaborate with government, support standards bodies, and fund entrepreneurs in the application of the newest technologies for the good of the world.
It’s easy to believe that the robot revolution is upon us when we watch amazing robot/AI videos. What are the real impacts of Alpha Zero or Boston Dynamics? What new robot companies are disrupting entire industries?
Organizations in the top tier of employee engagement outperform their peers by 147% in earnings per share and have a 90% better growth trend than their competition. However, only 30% of U.S. workers are engaged.
Samsung Catalyst Fund has expanded its global team with a new resource for innovators, entrepreneurs, and VCs throughout North America’s East Coast. SVP and Managing Director Shankar Chandran explains what to expect from the New York office.
Spectacular successes by deep learning platforms in computer vision, speech and other pattern recognition tasks are capturing the attention of software developers and system architects across many applications. In this talk, Chris Rowen outlines the key ideas of deep learning...
Baker Botts is a full-service, leading global law firm, recognized for their deep understanding of the industries they serve. As part of SXSW 2019 in Austin, Baker Botts is hosting an immersive panel discussion and emerging company showcase focusing on Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things.
Children with Autism struggle to identify social cues in people's faces. Catalin Voss developed a machine learning system that uses wearable glasses to recognize facial expressions and provides real-time therapy for children with autism.
Samsung Electronics was honored in Brussels at an official ceremony with EU Vice President Katainen as the company “most active in open innovation” by the European Commission’s Startup Europe Partnership (SEP) initiative.
Dr. Yunsup Lee presents today's chip design economics, introduces the free and open RISC-V instruction set architecture, and describes how RISC-V, open source hardware, and SiFive are changing chip design strategies.
In his keynote speech at Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, Young Sohn, President and CSO of Samsung Electronics and Chairman of HARMAN International industries, outlined the huge opportunities that AI presents for global entrepreneurs.
For 2018, the topic of the Samsung CEO Summit was artificial intelligence. In the past few years, we’ve seen incredible advances in AI. This year’s speakers and guests explored AI’s tremendous potential for change.
From the deployment of broadband to autonomous vehicles to the proliferation of Internet of Things sensors and beyond, an array of technology-based innovations is leading to dramatic changes in cities.
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