Jung-Min Jerry Park

Jung-Min "Jerry" Park

Executive VP and CIO, Head of B2B R&D Group
Mobile eXperience (MX) Division
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
PhD ECE 2003

Dr. Jung-Min “Jerry” Park earned a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University in 2003. He is an Executive Vice President and the CIO in the Mobile eXperience (MX) Division at Samsung Electronics. Park leads the B2B R&D Group within the Global Mobile B2B Team, where he oversees the development of B2B products, including business-centric smart phones, tablets, and notebook PCs. Park also leads the development of Samsung Knox-branded software solutions and services for on premise as well as cloud-based B2B use cases.

​Park is currently on leave of absence from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). Prior to Samsung, he was a Full Professor and a Bradley Senior Faculty Fellow (endowed fellowship) in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. Park was also the Site Director of an Industry-University Cooperative Research Center (I-UCRC) called Broadband Wireless Access & Applications Center (BWAC) that was jointly funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and industry sponsors. He served as an Executive Committee member of the U.S. National Spectrum Consortium (NSC) from 2016 to 2018. NSC is a large consortium of industry stakeholders and universities collaborating with multiple U.S. Federal Government agencies through a $1.25 billion agreement to support the research and development of advanced spectrum access technologies. Park also served as the Steering Committee Chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN) from 2017 to 2020.    

Throughout his career in academia, Park has been recognized for research excellence. He is a recipient of a 2017 Virginia Tech College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Research Excellence, a 2015​ ​Cisco Faculty Research Award, a 2014 Virginia Tech College of Engineering Faculty Fellow Award, a 2008 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a 2008 Hoeber Excellence in Research Award, and a 1998 AT&T Leadership Award. Park is an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to dynamic spectrum sharing, cognitive radio networks, and security issues.