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EVP, Open Innovation Center, Samsung Electronics

As head of Samsung’s Open Innovation Center, David Eun is the electronics giant’s man in Silicon Valley, where he’s supposed to develop new digital content and services. That means everything from early stage investments to acquisitions to partnerships with media and technology companies. Prior to Samsung, he served as president of AOL Media and Studios; prior to that, he headed Google’s Content Partnerships, which meant hammering out key deals between YouTube and many media companies. His resume also includes stints at Time Warner and NBC Entertainment.

Posts With David Eun

Samsung’s David Eun Talks About New Silicon Valley Accelerator (Video)

The Korean consumer electronics giant moves into the tech center in a big way.
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Samsung Wants to Be a Media Giant. Meet the Guy in Charge of Getting Them There.

The hardware company has a lot of screens up and running. David Eun’s job is to connect them all. Here’s his full Dive into Media interview.
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Day One at D: Dive Into Media 2013, in Pictures and Tweets

The best tweets and pictures from the first day of D: Dive Into Media.
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David Eun Explains Samsung’s Silicon Valley Invasion

Samsung makes a wide variety of devices — smartphones, televisions, refrigerators. What happens when you connect them all together?
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Obsession

I think the outside world is more obsessed with our relationship with Apple than we actually are.

— Samsung Executive Vice President David Eun, in conversation at D: Dive Into Media

Setting Up Shop in the Valley and NYC, Samsung Aims to Boost Its Software Side

Samsung’s new open-innovation center aims to court precious developers.
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Game On! Xbox Bosses Mehdi, Tellem Come to Dive Into Media.

The Xbox is a Web TV player that also happens to work for games. Meet the people in charge of making it an even bigger deal in the media world.
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Meet the Man Who Wants to Blow Up the TV Business: Dish Network’s Charlie Ergen Comes to Dive Into Media

A rare appearance from a maverick billionaire with big plans.
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Old Media, New Tricks: The New Republic’s Chris Hughes and USA Today’s Larry Kramer Join Dive Into Media

Two very smart guys with very different backgrounds and a similar problem: How do you transform iconic print publications for the digital era?
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