Session Information

Date: 3 November 2015

UK Time (BST): 9.00

Kenya Time (EAT): 12.00

About Dr. WP Hong

Dr. Won-Pyo Hong had served as the President and Chief Marketing Officer of Samsung Electronics at the time of his lecture until December 2015.

He is currently the President of Samsung SDS, a global provider of information technology and solutions.

In past sessions, Dr. Hong addressed how Korean business leaders had helped the Korean economy become one of the largest in the world; and elaborated on the life of Lee Byung-chul, the founder of Samsung.


‘Be humble. Then you can learn from those around you. Infinite possibilities are waiting for you.’

Dr. WP Hong

Key facts about Samsung

Samsung employs over 320,000 people worldwide


Samsung's construction division built the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world

Samsung's vision is 'Inspire the World, Create the Future'