Our Team

The LG NOVA team is focused on working with startups to explore new business areas for LG.

Jinhwan An
Senior Manager of Business Innovation, EIR
William Barkis
Head of Grand Challenges and Ecosystem Development
Winston Choe
Director of Innovation Business Development, EIR
Harrison Choi
Senior Business Development Manager Partnership Team
Maria Dayton
Director of Technology Business Development
Ali (Tonton) Diallo
Director of Innovation, EIR
Joshua Di Frances
Head of Incubation
Jami Diaz
Senior Manager, Ecosystem Community
Robert Goldel
Director of Healthcare
Michael Jeong
Strategic Partnership Manager
Joon Lee
Director of Innovation, EIR
Younghoon (Paul) Ma
Strategic Partnership, Senior Manager, Partnership Team
Ali Naveed
Senior Manager of Corporate Development & Strategy
Jay Park
Strategy & Operation Manager
Maria Patterson
Director of New Ventures, EIR
Linda Quach
Innovation Evangelist and Head of Marketing/PR
Christopher Ryu
Director of Innovation, EIR
Sokwoo Rhee
SVP of Innovation at LG Electronics and Head of LG NOVA
Curtis Sasaki
Senior Advisor
Limor Schafman
Director of Operations + Programs
Don Williams
Director of Strategic Partnerships