Catherine Kim, Director of Design, Samsung Research America, Think Tank Team.

Catherine is an experienced designer with industrial design and user experience background. Currently she leads design vision in an interdisciplinary team at Samsung Research America, Think Tank Team, where she is responsible of creating innovative and conceptual ideas into products that anyone can use.

Previously, Catherine held a position as a Head of Creative Labs at HTC San Francisco. Here, she oversaw the design and strategy of current and future smartphone, IoT, VR and AR.

Prior to HTC, Catherine was a multidisciplinary designer at Microsoft where she was part of various incubation projects from Office, Xbox and Windows team.

Catherine has won several international awards including Spark and Good Design Award. She has received her degree from University of Cincinnati, College of Design Architecture, Art and Planning.