Raymond Liao

VP and Ventures MD, Samsung Next

Speaker Bio

Dr. Raymond Liao is a VP at Samsung Next and a founding Managing Director of the early-stage Ventures Fund, focused on AI, Smart Machines, and Edge Service Infrastructure. In the past 3 years his team has been investing in the boldest and most ambitious founders at a pace of one new deal per week. 

Previously, Raymond was the founding CTO of the Siemens Industrial Networking business in Germany. He started as an innovator at Siemens Berkeley to commercialize his PhD into a startup; that failed post dot-com bubble, but succeeded as a spin-in and grew into the market-leading industrial WLAN business.