Mr. Jay Eum is a Co-Founder and serves as a Managing Director at TransLink Capital. He also serves as the Board Member at Singular and AirPlug. He serves as Advisor at Tapas Media. He is responsible for TransLink's investments in Carbonite, Melodis and XSigo as well as supporting TransLink's portfolio companies with their customers and partners primarily in Korea. Most recently, he was the head of Samsung Ventures America. Prior to joining Samsung, he 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 GRIC Communications (NASDAQ: GRIC). He also represented Vertex at several portfolio companies including PayPal (acquired by e Bay), Mobile 365 (acquired by Sybase), Aicent, and R2 Technology. Before Vertex, he was Senior Director of business development at Dialpad Communications (acquired by Yahoo), where he closed strategic partnerships with Microsoft, Cisco, and Earthlink. He also worked as an Associate at McKinsey in Palo Alto, New York, Beijing, and Seoul and at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong. He received his MBA degree from Stanford University and an M.S. in Biochemistry and B.S. in Chemistry from Seoul National University.