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.
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
2009-2010 UCSD Visiting Scholar
2005-2006 Vice-Chairman of Korea Venture Association
2001-2007 CEO of Sinjisoft