After spending years as a research fellow at NEC in Japan and a professor of electrical engineering at Korea University, Sung-woo Hwang joined the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) in 2012 and built his career focusing on technology development until 2020. During his time as Deputy President, President of the SAIT, he was especially successful in key technology research & business development with his distinctive methodology and leadership, contributing to finding the next growth engine.
Since 2020, he has been leading Samsung SDS as President and CEO to transform the company into a global tech company by advancing its technologies and building future technology capabilities.
President of Samsung SDS
President of Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT)
Fellow of The Korean Academy of Science and Technology
Deputy President (EVP) of SAIT
Head (SVP), Device & System Research Center, SAIT
Manager (SVP) of Device Lab.,
Nano-electronics Lab., Frontier Research Lab., SAIT
Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, Korea Univ., Korea
Research Fellow, NEC, Japan
Ph. D. Electrical Engineering Princeton University, U. S. A.
MS Electronics Engineering Seoul National University, Korea
BS (summa cum laude) Electronics Engineering Seoul National University, Korea
The Order of Science and Technology Merit
Korean Government Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy Prize