Won Pyo HONG
Won Pyo Hong is President and Head of Samsung Electronics Media Solution Center. He is responsible for planning and launch of Samsung signature services. He was previously Executive Vice-President and Head of Global Strategy for Samsung mobile products. In this capacity he established the Galaxy franchise as the most successful Android device line-up and transformed the Samsung portfolio from legacy feature phones to smartphones.
Between 2004 and 2006 he was Executive Vice-President and Head of Mobile Internet Group and successfully launched the world’s first commercial mobile broadband service. Before that he spearheaded the global expansion of KT Corp’s key business areas, having led KTF’s CDMA commercialisation and built up its subscriber base to 10 million. His professional experience started as a member of the Bellcore’s advanced system research team.
President Hong was educated at Seoul National University and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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