Oh Hyun Kwon

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Oh Hyun Kwon

Oh Hyun Kwon

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Korea Electronics Association
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

RelSci Relationships

743

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

10/15/1952

Age

65

Number of Awards

2

Relationships
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Dean, Faculty of Liberal Education at Seoul National University

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Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Vice Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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President & Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Management Office at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Managing Director-Technical Equipment Team at Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

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Professor at Yonsei University

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Director, Institute of New Media & Communications at Seoul National University

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Non-Executive Director at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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President & Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Management Office at Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Former Vice President & Head-LCD Development at Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

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Oh Hyun Kwon
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Education
Ph.D Electrical Engineering
Class of 1985

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

M.S. in Electrical Engineering

KAIST, formerly the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, is a public research university located in Daedeok.

B.S. Electrical Engineering

Seoul National University honors the ideals of liberal education and aims to teach students a lifelong love of learning that will form the basis for continuous personal growth. At the same time it is committed to preparing students to work and live in an increasingly competitive global environment. As South Korea's first national university, Seoul National University has a tradition of standing up for democracy and peace on the Korean peninsula. Graduates have long served as public servants in key positions of the Korean government. In teaching, research, and public service, Seoul National University continues to set the standard of excellence. The mission of Seoul National University in the twenty-first century is to create a vibrant intellectual community where students and scholars join together in building the future. As Korea's leading research university, Seoul National University is committed to diversifying its student body and faculty, fostering global exchange, and promoting path-breaking research in all fields of knowledge.

Career History
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1998 - Current

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. provides marketing services for consumer electronics, information systems and home appliance products. It delivers digital consumer electronics, mobile products and wearables, wireless infrastructure, information technoogy and home appliance products. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Korea Electronics Association provides marketing support services to the electronic and information technology industries. It offers field-oriented training for the cultivation of technical professionals, patent consulting, energy related maintenance, industrial research and information analysis, and other diverse values contributing to business. The company was founded on April 20, 1976 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2018

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacturing and selling of electronics and computer peripherals. The company operates through following business divisions: Consumer Electronics, Information Technology & Mobile Communications and Device Solutions. The Consumer Electronics business division provides cable television, monitor, printer, air-conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines and medical devices. The Information Technology & Mobile Communications business division offers handheld products, communication systems, computers and digital cameras. The Device Solutions business division comprises of memory, system large scale integrated circuit and light emitting diode. The company was founded on January 13, 1969 and is headquartered in Suwon, South Korea.

Boards & Committees
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. provides marketing services for consumer electronics, information systems and home appliance products. It delivers digital consumer electronics, mobile products and wearables, wireless infrastructure, information technoogy and home appliance products. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ.

Director
Current

Silicon Mitus, Inc. manufactures power management integrated chips. It offers main and sub power management unit, power factor correction, camera flash light emitting diode, and smart universal serial bus switches. The firm solutions are used in tablets, mobile phones, televisions, notebooks, monitors and other electronic applications. The company was founded by Youm Huh in 2007 and is headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea.

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior - 2018

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacturing and selling of electronics and computer peripherals. The company operates through following business divisions: Consumer Electronics, Information Technology & Mobile Communications and Device Solutions. The Consumer Electronics business division provides cable television, monitor, printer, air-conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines and medical devices. The Information Technology & Mobile Communications business division offers handheld products, communication systems, computers and digital cameras. The Device Solutions business division comprises of memory, system large scale integrated circuit and light emitting diode. The company was founded on January 13, 1969 and is headquartered in Suwon, South Korea.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Korea Electronics Association provides marketing support services to the electronic and information technology industries. It offers field-oriented training for the cultivation of technical professionals, patent consulting, energy related maintenance, industrial research and information analysis, and other diverse values contributing to business. The company was founded on April 20, 1976 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Awards & Honors
2013
TIME - 100 Most Influential People in the World
Rank #5
2012
Fortune Magazine - Business Person of the Year