Innovative Ideas, Pushing the Boundaries

Each year, Samsung hosts the exclusive invite-only CEO Summit that brings together the tech industry’s thinkers, innovators, entrepreneurs and investors to focus on the technologies that will have the greatest impact on our lives and our future.

The Samsung CEO Summit provides a platform for the kinds of insightful discussions, probing questions, and far-reaching collaboration that can spark new ideas, partnerships, and projects.

Connect and Collaborate

With more than 600 entrepreneurs, investors and partners, the Samsung CEO Summit synthesizes inspirational speakers, lively networking sessions, and exhibits showcasing startups’ and researchers’ latest breakthroughs.


  • 1:30 PM — Registration & Networking
  • 3:00 PM — General Session
  • 5:30 PM — Networking Reception


Megan<br> Smith


CEO shift7; 3rd U.S. Chief Technology Officer

Greg<br> Kovacs


Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus, at Stanford University

Kunle<br> Olukotun


Co-founder of SambaNova Systems and Cadence Design Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University

Jeremy<br> Bailenson


Director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab

Young<br> Sohn


Corporate President and CSO, Samsung Electronics and Chairman of the Board, HARMAN International Industries

More speakers to be announced soon.

Pitch your startup at
Samsung CEO Summit

Is your startup driving positive change in the world? Apply now for the #XTC2020 regional competition. Finalists will head to Samsung Catalyst Fund to pitch to top industry judges, and attend the event. Deadline to apply is October 25.

2018 Samsung CEO Summit Highlights

To get a taste of what the 2019 Samsung CEO Summit has in store, watch the keynotes from last year’s CEO Summit.