Albert Choi

Albert Choi (최충엽)

I'm a founder and chief visionary officer at the Startup Central, a virtual accelerator. As serial entrepreneurs, we accelerate startups with our more than 20 years of experiences and vast network of people.

I volunteer to many startup activities, host fireside chats with outstanding entrepreneurs and startups at Spark@DMC a meetup group sponsored by Seoul Business Agency(SBA) and National IT industry Promotion Agency(NIPA) since 2014.

In 2001 I become Chairman, President and CEO of SinjiSoft. SinjSoft developed a mobile platform software ,virtual machine (GVM), which downloads and runs games and information service apps on feature phones in 2001.

SinjiSoft provided its platform to SK telecom, the #1 mobile carrier in Korea, Samsung electronics, LG electronic, Nokia, Motorola, Sanyo in Japan. Sinjisoft provided GVM platform to Orange in Israel for their Obox service in 2002.Gamevil(http://www.gamevil.com) and Com2us(http://global.com2us.com) developed mobile games using Sinjisoft platform. Sinjisoft went public and listed on KOSDAQ in 2004.

In 1995, as a future business development team leader of KTNET, a sister company of Korea International Trade Association, from the scratch I developed business model and internet service of Ecplaza.net(http://www.ecplaza.net), a business to business international commerce service. Under my leadership and skills Ecplaza.net grew to be the #1 in the world until Alibaba(www.alibaba.com) launched similar service in 1999.

In brief,

Founder & Chief Visionary , Startup Central(Virtual Accelerator for Startups) https://www.facebook.com/StartupCentralKorea

Catalyst, Spark@DMC https://www.facebook.com/spark.dmc

Catalyst, Spark@Pangyo https://www.facebook.com/spark.pangyo

Entrepreneurial Philosopher http://www.facebook.com/albertseewhy

Writer http://weekly.donga.com/docs/magazine/weekly/2015/03/23/201503230500010/201503230500010_1.html

Linkedin kr.linkedin.com/in/albertseewhy/en

2009-2010 UCSD Visiting Scholar

2005-2006 Vice-Chairman of Korea Venture Association

2001-2007 CEO of Sinjisoft