Samsung President, Young Sohn, To Unveil New Platforms for IoT Innovation in Opening Keynote at Internet of Things World 2015

Internet of Things World at the Moscone Center West, May 12-13, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO--Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that Young Sohn, President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics Ltd., will deliver the opening keynote address at the second annual Internet of Things (IoT) World on May 12, 2015, at 9 a.m., where he will reveal a major company milestone that will enable the new wave of groundbreaking IoT devices and services. The event will bring together industry leaders, entrepreneurs, developers and emerging companies to discuss the future of IoT and its profound implications at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

"Today, we face an unprecedented set of global challenges in areas such as climate change, healthcare, aging demographics, urbanization, and access to food and clean water," said Young Sohn, President and Chief Strategy Officer, Samsung Electronics. "By continuing efforts to connect devices and people to achieve greater insights, we have a huge opportunity to work with others in the industry, to tackle these real-world issues in ways that will fundamentally change people's lives for the better."

Sohn's keynote will illustrate how Samsung will contribute to building a smarter tomorrow with a showcase of strategic partners that will drive the next wave of technology discoveries in IoT.

Samsung and partner solutions will be shown at booth #140 during Internet of Things World at the Moscone Center West, May 12-13, 2015. For more information, please visit:

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. We are also leading in the Internet of Things space through, among others, our Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives. We employ 307,000 people across 84 countries with annual sales of US $196 billion. To discover more, please visit our official website at and our official blog at

About the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center

SSIC is a global organization within Samsung's Device Solutions division, with the core missions of open innovation in collaboration with entrepreneurs and strategic partners, investments in disruptive technologies and startups, and new business creation through M&A and partnerships. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, with offices in Korea, Israel and the U.K., SSIC's focus areas include cloud infrastructure, digital health, Internet of Things, smart lighting, and smart machines.

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