Young Sohn co-founded Walden Catalyst to connect start-ups to global opportunities.
Previously Corporate President and Chief Strategy Officer for Samsung Electronics, as well as CEO of two successful Silicon Valley public companies (Inphi, Oak) and board member of Arm, Cadence, Cymer (ASML), and others, he now serves as Chairman of the Board of HARMAN International. Young was also an important seed investor for various innovative companies, such as Berkeley Lights, Fungible, Zoom Video, Graphcore, and TTTech Auto.
Young is a co-founder of the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), a global start-up competition inspired by the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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