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Sungjoon Cho

D20 Capital

Sungjoon is a General Partner at D20 Capital, a technology investment firm based in San Francisco. Sungjoon focuses on early stage investments and is a director at StructionSite. Prior to D20 Capital, Sungjoon was a partner at early stage venture firms including Formation 8 and Amasia, where he worked closely with companies such as Beeswax, Memebox, NextVR, and Lunit.

Sungjoon started his career at Samsung Electronics as a product manager of the mobile processors that powered the early smartphones. Sungjoon also served on the executive staff of Samsung's Vice Chairman, where he managed Jay Y. Lee's international affairs across all of Samsung Group's subsidiaries. Before jumping into the world of venture capital, Sungjoon was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he focused on technology driven growth and large CapEx projects.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Sungjoon received his MBA from Columbia Graduate School of Business, MS in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University, and BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

Sungjoon's second job, hobbies, and entertainment are all provided by his preschool twins. Once a week, Sungjoon is able to sneak off to play basketball.

As a member of Class 25, Sung is serving his fellowship at D20 Capital under the mentorship of Seth Levine (Foundry Group) and Shirish Sathaye (Cervin Ventures).