Jihyo Lee is the CEO and co-founder of FADU. He is a former partner at Bain & Company and a successful serial entrepreneur involved in multiple businesses in technology, telecom and energy. As CEO of FADU, he has established FADU as a fabless semiconductor innovator, uniting exceptional industry talent to create a revolution in data center and storage for next generation computing architectures.
Dr. Peter Nam is FADU’s Chief Technology Officer, where he is in charge of developing NVMe SSD controllers and firmware. He received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science & Engineering both from Seoul National University. Between 2004 and 2014, Peter and his team had designed, prototyped and commercialized several SSD controller/FW architectures from scratch.
Dae Keun (DK) Lee is the COO and a co-founder of FADU. Mr. Lee is responsible for day to day operations of the company. Before joining FADU, he was a VP of finance at Sapphire Technology and worked as a senior software engineer at Grtg, a Korean start-up. DK holds a Bachelors Arts in Business Administration from Seoul National University.
Jongtaek Won is the CFO of FADU. For more than ten years as a Bain & Company partner at its Seoul office, he led the Financial Investor Practice, advising global and local top-tier private equity funds and venture capitalists. Prior to Bain, he worked as a senior software engineer for Samsung SDS. Jongtaek holds an MBA from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from Seoul National University.
Jong Yun (Jeremy) Yun is the President of FADU, with more than 30 years of storage industry experience, and is responsible for the company’s products. Previously, he was an Executive VP at Exicon and President at EKRI where he developed SSD semiconductor testers. Prior to Exicon, Jeremey was VP of Flash Solution Development at Samsung, with an emphasis on enterprise and data center applications. He holds an MBA from Sungkyunkwan University and a BS in electrical engineering from Kyungbook University.
Anu is a recognized leader in the Flash storage industry. She’s a seasoned executive with experience in architecture, strategy, marketing and business development with a keen ability to embrace and drive technology that has a profound impact on the industry. Prior to FADU, Anu held key positions at storage leaders Seagate, Toshiba, SanDisk and Samsung.
Kartik Krishnan is responsible for sales, business development and strategic partnerships at FADU. With 20 years of experience in semiconductor solutions and platforms, he has held leadership functions in product engineering at Intel and SanDisk. He also has been a strategic sourcing executive with experience at Rivian (EV) & Hyper scalars like – Microsoft & Meta (server infrastructure). He has proven people & program management, product development & project leadership skills with a passion for quality & customer satisfaction.