Victor Kim, as Vice President for Service Business Operation, oversees global expansion of key service products from HQ for 1) Mobile Payment (Samsung Pay), 2) AI based voice assistant (Bixby), and 3) Internet of Things (SmartThings) and has over 20+ years of Digital Payment experience at global companies with in field experience in Asia, US, Europe, CIS, and Middle East.
Victor is responsible for business development and implementation of payment service for Samsung Mobile for the mentioned regions, and in those 6 years at Samsung, built mobile payment team from scratch (culminating to launch of Samsung Pay) for OEM device manufacturer.
Prior to joining Samsung Electronics, Victor had been at Visa Inc for 15 years in which he was regional director for emerging digital payment (mobile payment, EMV, E-commerce) and debit product in Asia Pacific region, with combined market experience in 10 countries.
Victor has B. Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and MBA from Georgia State University.