AirPlug

MANAGEMENT & BOARD MEMBERS

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    Junmo(John) Koo, Founder & CEO
    Dr. Junmo Koo is a founder and CEO of AirPlug. He previously founded McubeWorks (later acquired by Core Logic). SK Telecom deployed its mobile video service using McubeWorks's end-to-end mobile multimedia solution. McubeWorks was selected as '100 Asian Hot Startups' by Red Herring and 'Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific' by Deloitte. He graduated from Seoul National University and earned a M.S. and a Ph.D in EE from KAIST. He served as a visiting scholar in the EE Department of Stanford University.
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    Seung Jun(SJ) Lee, Co-founder & CTO
    Dr. Seung Jun Lee is a founding member of AirPlug and CTO responsible for overall technology development. He was also a founder of McubeWorks where he led both business and technical development of Mobile Terminal Division and won projects from top-tier customers including Nokia, Samsung, LG, TI and STMicroelectronics. Before joining McubeWorks, he worked for SK Telecom’s R&D center. He earned a BS, MS, Ph.D in EE from Seoul National University. He served as a visiting scholar in the EE Department of Stanford University.
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    Junseok(JS) Song, Co-founder & CIO
    Dr. Junseok Song is a founding member of AirPlug and CIO leading the big data platform development including DDInsight. He led many software development projects including multi-platform (Linux/Android/Symbian/RTOS) projects when he was with Core Logic. He was also a founder of McubeWorks where he developed the world's first H.264-based video streaming service platform for a mobile operator. Before joining McubeWorks, he worked for SK Telecom’s R&D center. He graduated from KAIST and earned a M.S. and a Ph.D in EE from Seoul National University.
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    Tae Hea Nahm, Board Member
    Tae Hea Nahm is a founding general partner of Storm Ventures focusing on mobile and SaaS. His current mobile investments include: AirPlug, Averail, Com2uS, MobileIron, Modo Labs and Silego; and prior, AireSpace/founding CEO (Cisco), Berkana/co-Chairman (Qualcomm), MCubeWorks (CoreLogic) and JetCell (Cisco). He hired the founders for AireSpace, MobileIron and Averail. His current SaaS investments include: Cloudwords and Marketo – and Averail, MobileIron and Modo; and prior, Access360 (IBM), EchoSign (Adobe) and OSA Technologies (Avocent). He was previously a partner at Venture Law Group and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and holds an AB in Applied Math from Harvard College and a JD from University of Chicago Law School.
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    Jay Eum, Board Member
    Jay Eum is a co-founder and Managing Director of TransLink Capital. Jay is responsible for TransLink's investments in Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB), Chartboost, Enterprise DB, Livescribe, SoundHound, Quixey and YuMe. Most recently, Jay was the head of Samsung Ventures America. He was responsible for starting up the U.S. operations for Samsung Venture Investment Corp., the venture investment arm of Samsung, and leading their U.S.-based investments and portfolio management. Prior to joining Samsung, Jay was an investment officer with the Silicon Valley office of Vertex Management, a global VC firm headquartered in Singapore. Jay also worked as an Associate at McKinsey in Palo Alto, New York, Beijing, and Seoul and at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong. Jay received his MBA degree from Stanford University and an M.S. in Biochemistry and B.S. in Chemistry from Seoul National University.
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    Ikchoon (Tim) Kang, Advisory Board
    Tim Kang has more than 25 years of experiences in sales and marketing in telecommunications and enterprise sectors. Tim joined AirPlug in November, 2012 and led AirPlug for three years as Co-CEO. Prior to joining AirPlug, Tim spent 10 years as Area Leader for Juniper Networks Korea where he was responsible for Juniper's overall business operations in Korea. Earlier, Tim served as Managing Director for sales & marketing at Alcatel Korea and Locus and served a number of senior positions at Hansol PCS (now KT) and Lucent Technologies in Korea as well as at AT&T in the United States. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Monmouth University, New Jersey, He also completed the INSEAD's Executive Development Program in Singapore campus.