Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.

David Eun

President, Samsung NEXT & Chief Innovation Officer, Samsung Electronics

At Samsung Electronics, David Eun serves as the youngest—and first non-native Korean (nationality)—Corporate President and its first Chief Innovation Officer. There, Eun founded Samsung NEXT to help identify and build new growth opportunities for Samsung Electronics by working with entrepreneurs and innovators to build, grow, and scale software and services businesses. Previously, Eun spent time at Google, where he pioneered a global partnerships group spanning video, print and local (search, mapping, etc.); he ultimately led the YouTube content partnerships teams globally, where he created partnerships in the face of the company’s early-day lawsuits.