MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–()–Samsung Electronics America, Inc., released its keynote
speaker and program schedule for Samsung Developer Conference (SDC), the
arena that brings together some of the world’s most prominent
innovators, entrepreneurs, artists and storytellers that are shaping the
future of connected thinking and technology.

SDC 2017 will feature a special keynote from DJ Koh, President of Mobile
Communications Business at Samsung Electronics, who will unveil
Samsung’s vision to connect all devices and services in an intuitive way
and discuss a new initiative to create a seamless cloud experience for
users. Additional notable keynote speakers include Samsung Electronics
Executive Vice Presidents Injong Rhee, Head of R&D, Software & Services
of Mobile Communications Business and Eui Suk Chung, Head of Service
Intelligence of Mobile Communications Business.

Special guest participants will include Stan Lee, world renowned former
editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. Rain Paris, musician and YouTube star,
will join Lee to lead a discussion of how connected thinking motivates
creativity and disruption in a session called “Marvel, Movies and
Music.” Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global founder and CEO, will join
Marc Mathieu, CMO of Samsung Electronics America in a keynote
conversation on Samsung and Thrive’s shared philosophy on the use of
technology to create social good. Additionally, SDC 2017 will feature a
Creators Track, with talks from some of the most innovative and creative
minds at the intersection of intelligent technology and design.

“At Samsung, the concept of connected thinking is at the heart of
everything we do,” said DJ Koh. “Developers and partners are the
backbone of Samsung experience and their work continues to enable us to
drive innovation. That is why I am thrilled to be a part of this event
and unveil some exciting news with this community at SDC 2017.”

“I am truly thrilled to have been asked by Samsung to keynote at their
annual conference,” said Stan Lee. “Samsung has a long history of
creating technology that helps push the limits of human creativity and
as they continue to innovate, we’ll have greater opportunities to
deliver our creative visions for the enjoyment of others.”

At SDC 2017, attendees can expect to learn about Samsung’s new
initiative in creating a seamless cloud experience, which is part of its
broader efforts to provide an easy and consistent user experience across
devices. Samsung will also showcase its commitment to an open ecosystem
of partners in areas including IoT and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Attendees will also have the opportunity to help build the next
generation of services by learning about myriad topics including
enterprise, games & entertainment, health, intelligence, IoT, mobile,
payment, security, smart TV, virtual reality and wearables through
technical talks, hands-on experiences and thought leader panels.

This year’s event will also feature activities such as stream.Code101,
an in-depth and hands-on instruction for developers around emerging
services such as VR, Samsung DeX and SmartThings, as well as Open
Theater, an open stage for events and presentations such as startup
pitch idea presentations, an Ask-Me-Anything session with Stan Lee and

SDC 2017 is a two-day event for leaders to network and learn about the
next wave of intelligent technology. You can learn more about the SDC
2017 speakers here,
and the full agenda here.

Register for SDC 2017

To sign-up for this year’s conference, visit
and register for your place today. Additional information can be found
on Twitter
and at the hashtag, #SDC2017.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America,
Inc. (SEA) is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics,
mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of
today’s technology and providing consumers and organizations with a
portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment,
Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality,
wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading
content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video,
customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones
and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America’s fastest growing home
appliance brands. To discover more about Samsung, please visit
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About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative
ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs,
smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network
systems, and memory, system LSI, foundry and
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