Former Samsung and Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) Executive Joins to Accelerate the Growth of PPS OEM Solutions Business
Los Angeles, CA – October 16, 2015 – Pressure Profile Systems, Inc. (PPS), an innovative developer of tactile sensors that provide the "sense of touch" to cutting edge OEM products, announced today that it had appointed Mr. David Koh as its Global OEM Business Director effective October 16, 2015. In his new role, Mr. Koh will be responsible for establishing PPS high volume tactile sensor manufacturing infrastructure, driving the various ongoing OEM projects PPS has with world leading Fortune 500 companies such as Samsung from design to manufacture and developing new OEM business opportunities where there is a need for embedding PPS sensors into innovative products.
“I am thrilled about countless opportunities ahead of the Company. I am confident that five years from now we will look back and be proud of what we have accomplished together. Having spent more than two decades at Samsung and KITECH, I plan to leverage my experience in the upcoming decade to grow PPS by empowering the Company to accomplish multiple new design wins and in doing so take it to the next level.” says David Koh, PPS new Global OEM Business Director.
Mr. Koh began his career with Samsung where he was responsible for generating more than $20 million in annual sales. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Chemistry from the University of Washington and he is also an expert in international business development, international trade and R&D/technology collaboration with significant experience in the Korean and North American markets. Mr. Koh possesses excellent connections with Korean government, Korean government agencies, Universities, Industries, Research Institutes and their senior decision makers and has proven track record in closing OEM deals and developing market penetration strategies. In his tenure at Samsung & KITECH, he led the implementation of various international joint ventures and collaboration projects between Korean and North American companies including market leaders such as Dae Heung Industrial(Automotive), Avenor, Finlay Forest, Boise Cascade, Abitibi-Consolidated (Pulp & Paper), MEAD(Consumer Products), and Boeing(Advanced Materials)
“It is with great pleasure that we welcome David Koh to PPS. Mr. Koh delivers the exact type of high caliber leadership and talent that PPS needs in its crucial growth stage where we are becoming a significantly larger company by leveraging our global leadership in tactile sensor technology and through manufacturing a wide range of products that that accomplish better outcomes for the world.” says Dr. Jae Son, founder and CEO of PPS.
About Pressure Profile Systems
Pressure Profile Systems (PPS) develops tactile sensors to capture pressure distribution as research tools and enable the "sense of touch" for OEM products in order to help companies create innovative and successful products. Specifically, we help companies develop innovative products that harness the sense of touch for medical devices www.suretouch.us, robotics, ergonomics, automotive applications, industrial and consumer electronics products. Our customers include world leaders such as Apple, Microsoft, Google, J&J, RedBull and many other Fortune 500 companies. Here are some cool projects that we’ve worked on in the past.