Samho Green Investments
Michael has served as counsel to many US and European start-ups and venture capital funds while at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (Palo Alto) and US investment banks while at Cahill Gordon & Reindel (NY). He is licensed as an attorney in both New York and California. Michael Paik was previously the Senior Vice President of Risk Management at STX Europe, Chief Technology Officer at Seoul National University’s R&DB Foundation and Director of Technology Incubation at SNU's College of Engineering. He was General Counsel & Director of the Global Legal Department at STX Corporation, Hankook Tire Company, and the Inje Foundation/Paik Hospitals, where he continues to serve as a Trustee. He has been Counsel to the Korean Venture Capital Association, the Korean Nurses’ Association and the Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority, as well as Samsung Electronics, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, LG Electronics, LG Venture Investments and several other Korean companies. Michael has taught as a Professor at Yonsei University's College of Law, the Judicial Research & Training Institute, and Seoul National University's College of Engineering, and he graduated from Syracuse University (BA, Economics, 1991), Yale University (MBA, 1995) and Columbia University (JD, 1998).