Sungjoon joined Formation Group out of his Principal role at Formation 8 where he focused on cross-border investments. Prior to joining Formation 8, Sungjoon was a consultant in McKinsey & Company’s New Jersey office where he worked on technology projects ranging from SMB SaaS and Digital Media market entry, to Cybersecurity strategy and Semiconductor M&A.
Sungjoon started his career at Samsung’s headquarters in Korea, first in product planning and business development within Samsung Semiconductor’s mobile application processor group, where he managed partnerships with an array of chip makers and software solution specialists to extend Samsung’s presence in the mobile processor market. He then spent 2 years on the executive staff of the Samsung Group COO, where he managed the COO’s international operations.
Sungjoon earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University, and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.