About us

Silicon Valley is an exceptional home for Samsung NEXT in our technology-centric world. With our largest office located in Mountain View and the first Product-focused location in San Mateo, our Silicon Valley offices anchor Samsung NEXT in a strategic location for bringing in fresh ideas and innovation. At the center of Samsung Research America, our offices maintain strong ties with our local and global communities so we can offer our portfolio companies high-impact opportunities at Samsung.
Our focus areas:

AI, AR, blockchain, digital health, edge computing, IoT, and mobility

Our featured portfolio companies:
Baobab Studios, Branch, Glooko

665 Clyde Avenue, Mountain View, CA

Our Silicon Valley team

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Ajay Singh
Senior Director, Ventures
Alex Hong
People Partner
Alicia Garabedian
Associate, Ventures
Antonio Key
Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions
Brandon Hoffman
Manager, Innovation
Brendon Kim
VP, MD, Global Head of NEXT Ventures and NEXT Offices
Carlos Cabrera
Senior Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions Integration
Dane Howard
Global Head of Design, Product
Elyssa O’Hara
Recruiting Coordinator, People Ops
Eyal Shavit
CTO & Global Head of Engineering, Product
Gary Coover
General Manager, Silicon Valley
Jacopo Lenzi
SVP, Finance and Corporate Development
Jeff Chen
Chief of Staff to President
Joan Kim
Strategy Manager
Jonathan Tepper
VP and General Counsel
Jordan Hoffner
VP, Head of Partnerships, Strategy & Innovation
Lily Chen
Chief of Staff, Product
Patrick Chang
Director, Ventures
Raymond Liao
VP, Managing Director, Ventures
Stefano Invernizzi
Senior Director, Head of Strategy
Tandy Cheng
Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions
Travis Bogard
SVP, Head of Product
Vivian Lovett
Assistant General Counsel