[Moderator : Ye Sol Jeong]
[Panelist : Steve Lee, Sung Moon Cho, Ki Jun Seo]
▶ Ye Sol Jeong : Before joining FuturePlay, Ye Sol was the co-founder and CEO of Naksso Inc., developing a mobile application STATYOU that auto-logs and visualizes individual time usage to find behavior patterns to help improve one's productivity. Prior to the founding of Naksso, Ye Sol was the co-founder and head of HAN International, which was a joint venture with Xi'an Jiaotong University and CIIC. As a part of HAN International, she designed and led the HAN International Summer Semester program, the first international semester program in western China. In particular, Ye Sol was responsible for establishing business strategies and recruiting renowned scholars from top global universities such as Yale University, Columbia University, UPenn and more.
▶ Ki Jun Seo : Ki Jun Seo is the CEO and co-founder of Planetarium, a startup pioneering the next generation of open-source, serverless MMO games on blockchain technology. As an engineer and a project lead specializing in early stage products, Kijun worked at Nexon and Dropbox crafting mobile games with millions of downloads and reimagining real-time collaboration tools. He is a graduate of California Institute of Technology with a degree in Computer Science.
▶ Steve Lee : Steve co-founded AmazeVR, a virtual reality concert platform for the highest quality VR content creation and mass distribution in 2015 with founding members of Kakao. After the COVID-19, when music concerts are canceled in the foreseeable future, AmazeVR is providing an end-to-end solution for a radical new way to experience immersive music content with our proprietary technologies—from ultra-high-resolution custom cameras to cloud-based creation tools, to intuitive social interactions with friends as avatars. AmazeVR raised a $9.5M Series A investment round in 2019 from several strategic investors including LG Technology Ventures (Telco.), CJ Timewise Investment (Media/Content), Smilegate Investment (Gaming), and YG Investment (Entertainment/K-pop). Prior to AmazeVR, Steve worked as Head of Strategy and Head of New Business at Kakao. He led corporate-level projects including the M&A with Daum. He also worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company and Kearney.
▶ Sung Moon Cho : Sung Moon Cho is Founder and CEO of Chartmetric, a data analytics company dedicated to serve the music industry, by solving the complex problem by tracking a large amount of data and meeting the industry needs around playlist marketing. Prior to starting Chartmetric, he worked as Principal Product Manager at Oracle Corporation. Prior to that, he was first employee/engineer at Gamevil (KQ:063080), where he initiated mobile game development and eventually positioned the company as a leading mobile game developer. Sung graduated with a bachelor’s degree of electrical engineering and computer science from Seoul National University, and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
* The above schedule is subject to change depending on the circumstances.
Ye Sol Jeong
Investment Specialist of FuturePlay
Ki Jun Seo
CEO of Planetarium
CEO of AmazeVR
Sung Moon Cho
CEO of Chartmetric