Vinod Cherian

Director, Tech Strategy and Sourcing, Samsung

Biography

Vinod Cherian Joseph is a Technology Evangelist at Samsung Research Americas, Silicon Valley. He has about fifteen years of software and research experiences with ETRI, Samsung in Korea, Samsung India and more recently Samsung Research Americas where he is responsible for Technology Strategy and Sourcing. He holds B.Tech. from Bangalore Institute of Technology; M.E. from Wollongong University, NSW; and has studied Management of Technology at SKKU. He is a recipient of several awards for distinguished contributions in the fields of ‘Technology Management’ and ‘Mobile Communication’, respectively. He has authored 20+ IEEE Journal and Conference papers and holds 7 US Patents. He led the Industry’s first LTE chipset development and release on Android and was active in 3GPP, IETF. He has also been in the technical program committees of various international conferences including IEEE ICACT, WOCN and others. His recent focus of work includes Mobile Health partnerships and ecosystem and new technology incubation.