Aiming to provide cutting-edge networking solutions required by various industries and manufacturers, VSI is expected to provide essential networking solutions for next generation automotive and industrial applications.
VSI, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, is a fabless company specialized in the design & development of high-speed link technology and is now focused on developing products of essential use in autonomous vehicles.
VSI is also working closely with automotive manufacturers networking products tailored to the demands of our customers.
In addition, VSI is a crucial member of standardization organizations such as ASA (Automotive SerDes Alliance) and open Alliance, where we participate in various standardization activities.
Close Series A funding
MOU with Automotive MCU Partner (Infineon)
Received Government Research Fund for Automotive SerDes
Opens US Office in Silicon Valley (Velonect)
Received Government Research Fund for Automotive Ethernet Development
Received TIPS Program Funding
Seed Funding (KITE)
Venture Company Certified
Steve Suwon Kang
Founder & CEO
Dr. Steve is responsible for leading the development of the company's short and long-term strategy and vision and creating/implementing the company's technical roadmaps.
He served as VP of Engineering at GCT from 2001 to 2015 in Silicon Valley, where he led the planning, development, and mass production of multiple single-chip products.
He has over 25 years of experience in PHY Single-chip (analog + digital) design and engineering services, working with many of the top semiconductor companies worldwide for products covering 4G, LTE, WiMAX, WiFi, DMB, and Bluetooth.
In addition, he has deep insight into cutting-edge technology development and holds 40+ patents. He is one of the core contributors to high-speed automotive link standards of Automotive SerDes Alliance (ASA) and IEEE802.3.
He holds Ph.D/MS/BS degrees from Seoul National University.
A professor at DGIST
(A board member)
Dr. Jiwoong Choi is a board member of VSI, a professor at DGIST since 2010, and Automotive Section Chair at KICS since 2019; and he is responsible for developing core PHY algorithms that can provide disruptive technical advancement high-speed networking products.
Before VSI, he was a member of the senior technical staff with Marvell Semiconductor in Silicon Valley.
He holds Ph.D/MS.BS degrees from Seoul National University and a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University.
A professor at GIST
(A board memeber)
Dr. Minjae Lee has been a board member of VSI and a professor at GIST since 2012. He is responsible for developing innovative analog circuit architecture.
He worked for Agilent Technologies in US Silicon Valley, focused on developing high-performance ADC (Analogue Digital Converter). Dr. Lee also served as a senior consultant at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, involved in many projects.
He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an MS/BS degree from Seoul National University.