Young Bum Choi
YOUNG BUM CHOI
Samsung S1 Corporation
Mr. Young Bum Choi has worked for Samsung S1 as the Executive Vice-President since he retired as a Major General of the Korean Army in 2014 after 36 years military service.
He has had a wide variety of military careers in special operations, joint operations command control, foreign military affairs and oversea service for world peace since being commissioned into the Army of the Republic of Korea in 1982 as an infantry officer including:
- Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer of UNMOGIP from June 2012 - June 2014.
- United Nations Military Observer Group India and Pakistan
- - Chief Ground Forces Branch, Assistant Chief of Staffs in Operations C/J-3 in ROK-US Combined Forces Command
- Chief Director of the Wartime Operational Control Transition Group
- Chief of Civil Military Cooperation Center of the Republic of Korea contingent in Iraq in 2006
- Commander of the Infantry Division and the Special Forces Brigade of
the Army of the Republic of Korea
In 2004 he attended the professional defense project management course at the United States Defense System Management College in Fort Belvoir, Virginia and the visiting scholar course of the University of Maryland and the George Washington University.
Currently, based on his professionalized experiences and expertise, he has been engaged in the fields of special security and counter-terrorism in Samsung S1, in terms of strategy planning and strategic business, developing in urban security and counter-terrorism, border security and intelligence analysis technology. As well, he is still devoted to defense strategy research projects as an executive advisor of Korean military institutions.