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Jay Eum CoFounder/Managing Director Translink Capital Jay focuses on consumer technology, including mobile, gaming, and consumer devices. He leads TransLink’s activities supporting portfolio companies with their customers and partners, primarily in Korea. Jay’s active current investments include AirPlug, Chartboost, Epic, Gamevice, nWay, Peel, Penrose, Singular, SoundHound and SquareTwo. Noteworthy past investments include Carbonite (CARB), Enterprise DB (ACQ: Peak Equity), Livescribe (ACQ: Anoto) and YuMe (YUME). Before co-founding TransLink, Jay was the head of Samsung Ventures America. Jay directly led several successful Samsung Ventures investments including AnalogTech (AATI), Continuous Computing (ACQ: RadiSyS), DivX (DIVX), InPhi (IPHI), Intellon (ITLN), MontaVista (ACQ: Cavium), Pure Digital (ACQ: Cisco), Techwell (TWLL) and Teknovus (ACQ: Broadcom). Prior to joining Samsung, Jay was an investment officer with the Silicon Valley office of Vertex Management, a global VC firm headquartered in Singapore. At Vertex, Jay focused on investments in communications, mobile, and Internet, including Aicent (ACQ: Syniverse), GRIC Communications (GRIC), Mobile 365 (ACQ: Sybase), and PayPal (ACQ: eBay). Before Vertex, Jay was Senior Director of Business Development at Dialpad Communications (ACQ: Yahoo). 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 an MBA from Stanford University, as well as an M.S. in Biochemistry and B.S. in Chemistry from Seoul National University. Jay serves as President & Board Director of the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) and Board Director of the Association of Asian American Investment Managers (AAAIM). He is also an Advisor for Korea Innovation Center (KIC) Silicon Valley. Jay enjoys travel, Sci-Fi movies, and spicy food.

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Pemo is a Media Publisher & Event Producer. She is Founder/CEO Silicon Valley TV She is the Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley & organizes Bay Area FinTech meetup: Silicon Valley FinTech meetup & Blockchain Music meetup with almost 3k members.She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups 7 years. She video interviews venture capitalists & angel investors & FinTech experts. She partners with videographers to cover San Francisco Bay area startup conferences & meetups with professional & economical livestreaming, video & foto packages Silicon Valley TV She is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 14 years. She has been in small business for 46 years in Ireland, London, Canada & Australia. She also published a free ebook (the findings of 1 year research from VCs, angels & women founders) “Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation” She was TheNextWomen‘s most prolific contributor of 2011. Silicon Valley TV has been noted as a platform for supporting high growth women led companies in Huffington Post

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