From the idea and the garage to Nasdaq – the journey of a successful entrepreneur
Conférence exceptionnelle de Steve Anh, professeur à KAIST (Séoul, Corée du Sud) et entrepreneur.
Steve Ahn, Director of Division of Startup Support, Institute for Startup KAIST,
KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Steve worked at National Semiconductor in Silicon Valley and at Sharp Corporation in Japan. He then joined Samsung Electronics and held several senior positions, including director of the flash memory and the display driver IC businesses. Both of these eventually became multi-billion dollar businesses for Samsung.
In 2000, Steve Ahn founded Leadis Technology, a fabless semiconductor company in Silicon Valley. Under his leadership as CEO, Leadis quickly grew to become one of the leading suppliers of display driver IC’s for mobile phones. Leadis completed its initial public offering at NASDAQ in 2004.
He holds a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from Seoul National University, an M.S. in Materials Science from KAIST, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering both from Stanford University and an Executive MBA from the Tsinghua/INSEAD joint program.