Dr. Stephen Woo, president of Samsung Electronics’ Device Solutions, will deliver a keynote address at the 2013 International CES. The CES will be held January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dr. Woo’s keynote address is scheduled to open day two of the 2013 CES at 9 a.m. January 9th, in The Venetian’s Palazzo Ballroom. He will present his insight on the role of components in enabling consumer product innovations.
Dr. Woo was appointed general manager of the System LSI Business at Samsung Electronics in 2008. Dr. Woo currently oversees all activities surrounding the System LSI Business, including logic solutions that provide next-generation features in consumer and mobile products. Under his leadership, revenue has nearly tripled to more than $10 billion in 2011, making it one of the fastest-growing businesses in Samsung Electronics.
Samsung’s System LSI Business has maintained its lead in global market share for several major products, including mobile application processors for smartphones, complementary metal oxide silicon-based camera image sensors, flat panel display driver Integrated Circuits (ICs) and smart card ICs for Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards.
Dr. Woo’s background in the electronics industry dates back to 1977. He spent more than 20 years in senior research and management positions at leading companies in the semiconductor industry, including Bell Laboratories, Sansearch (a start-up company he founded) and Texas Instruments. He worked as a research scientist focusing on areas of Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) design, Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), computer architecture, and parallel processing at Bell Laboratories. He also served as the business director and general manager of the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) terminal chipset business at Texas Instruments.
The 2013 CES will feature 3,000 global technology companies unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services across 15 major product categories including the latest in audio, automotive electronics, connected home technologies, digital imaging/photography, electronic gaming, entertainment/content and etc. For more information on the CES, visit CESweb.org.
For the full press release from CEA, visit http://www.ce.org/News/News-Releases/Press-Releases/2012-Press-Releases/20120711.aspx.