Mandie Holmes is part of the Open Innovation Team at Samsung SDS Research in America(SDSRA). Mandie drives strategy projects to foster innovation and to identify the “next big thing” for Samsung SDS. Based in Silicon Valley, she focuses on AI, blockchain, cybersecurity, data analytics and fintech. Prior to joining Samsung, Mandie was an early stage tech investor in Boston. She holds a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a M.B.A. from Simmons College.