Dr. Sam Seo is the Director of Klaytn Foundation, a non-profit organization that was established to accelerate global adoption and ecosystem maturity on the Klaytn blockchain, and also Chief Klaytn Officer (CKO) at Krust Universe where he is leading the development and operation of the Klaytn blockchain.
Before joining Klaytn Foundation and Krust Universe, Dr. Seo was CTO at GroundX, a blockchain subsidiary of the leading South Korean mobile platform company, Kakao. Prior to that, he worked as an assistant computer scientist at Argonne National Laboratory and as a senior engineer at Samsung Research.
He received his B.S. degree in computer science and engineering and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Seoul National University, respectively. He has authored numerous papers on parallel programming and high-performance computing. His technical interests include blockchains, high-performance computing, parallel programming models, compilers, and runtime systems.