Meet Samsung NEXT's
CHRISTIANA TING

Careers - Christiana’s Story
 Total Technophile
Christiana’s Story
Total Technophile
Having studied finance and economics at Emory University, Christiana entered investment banking after graduation, but after four years, she knew she needed something else. Enthusiastic about technology, Christiana wanted to enter an industry that offered more space for growth and innovation. When a headhunter for Samsung NEXT came calling, she jumped at the chance, and hasn’t looked back.
Careers - What Christiana Does
 Sr. Corporate Development Associate
What Christiana Does
Sr. Corporate Development Associate
Christiana is constantly interacting with players in the NYC tech scene. With big-picture thinking, Christiana keeps her ear to the ground to source promising SaaS-based startups and perform due-diligence, aiming to acquire the best for integration into Samsung products in support of the company’s broader goals. A recent notable acquisition was LoopPay, the basis for SamsungPay.
 
 
“The overall mission of Samsung NEXT is to drive innovation in SaaS—anything from autonomous vehicles to AI or VR. Anything up-and-coming in technology, we want to be a part of it.”
 
“The overall mission of Samsung NEXT is to drive innovation in SaaS—anything from autonomous vehicles to AI or VR. Anything up-and-coming in technology, we want to be a part of it.”
 
 
“I’m really proud of our recent acquisition of the Viv Team. Based in San Jose, they’re one of the sharpest AI teams in the country, and they’re helping us build our Intelligent Assistant Platform.”
 
“I’m really proud of our recent acquisition of the Viv Team. Based in San Jose, they’re one of the sharpest AI teams in the country, and they’re helping us build our Intelligent Assistant Platform.”