121- Cuong Do - Why Liberal Arts Studies Can Transform Vietnam - Former Samsung Chief Strategy Officer


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Cuong Do recently retired as President of the Samsung Global Strategy Group, where he helps set the strategic direction of Samsung Group’s diverse business portfolio. He continues to serve as a Senior Advisor to Samsung’s senior leadership lead the group’s strategy and growth efforts.

Prior to Samsung, Cuong served as the Chief Strategy Officer for Merck, Tyco Electronics, and Lenovo. He was also a former senior partner at McKinsey & Company, where he spent 17 years and helped build the Firm’s healthcare, high tech, and corporate finance practices. Cuong often straddles the worlds of health care and high tech and has helped companies grow by pursuing new opportunities through internal development, acquisitions, corporate venturing, and partnership.

Cuong is an active entrepreneur – starting companies himself, coaching startup CEOs, and serving on startup boards.

He is active with many philanthropic activities, particularly in autism and education. He founded Identifor, Inc., and Identifor Foundation to help autistic teenagers identify abilities and strengths to make the transition to adulthood.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, U.S., and a Master of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, New Hampshire, U.S.

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