Sam Young

last updated 4/5/2018

Sam I. Young

Managing Director at Next Venture Consulting LLC

1900 S. Norfolk Street Suite 350, San Mateo, California, United States
HQ Phone:
(650) 931-2535

General Information


Outside Sales Representative - Young Company Inc

Founder and Chief Executive Officer - NuEnerchi

President and Chief Executive Officer - Young Company Inc

Vice President of Marketing for Flash Business Unit - Hynix Semiconductor Inc.

Director of the Worldwide Memory Research - Dataquest

Technology Industry Experience - RF

Director - IDL Global LLC


BSEEPratt Institute

BSEEPratt University


Board Member - Uni-Pixel , Inc.

Advisory Board Member - Aizyc Technology

Advisory Board - Embedded Linux Consortium

Chief Executive Officer and President - Lynguent Inc

Standards Committee - EIA/JEDEC

Founder - Exel Microelectronics

Member - Board

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About Us

Sam Young , Managing Director
Sam has over 35 years of experience in memory, logic, solar energy, cloud computing, software, RF and embedded products during which time he was responsible for defining product lines, sales and managing P&L. He is co-founder of three high technology companies including Flash pioneer Exel Microelectronics (fundamental patent for Flash memory), Corsair Microsystems (leading supplier of DRAM and Flash modules with several hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue) and Hyundai Electronics Flash memory division currently doing in excess of $2 billion in revenue. Sam is currently a Director of IDL Global and previously served as CEO of Lynguent Inc. an EDA company with a revolutionary software product enabling the fast creation of analog circuit models to dramatically reduce the simulation time for mixed signal circuits. Previously, Sam was VP of Marketing and Sales for Contour Semiconductor, a start-up with an innovative approach to non-volatile memory. Sam also held executive positions in several other successful companies ranging from start-up mode to hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue. Sam serves or has served on the advisory board or BOD of several high tech firms and has raised well over $100M in venture capital and formed many strategic relationships with fortune 500 companies. Sam has extensive experience in doing business in Asia and has been with six start-ups as a direct employee and a dozen more as an advisor or part time executive. Sam chaired the EIA/JEDEC standards committee for all memory for four years.

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Board of Directors - UniPixel

Sam Young Director
President, Young & Associates Founder and CEO, NuEnerchi

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UniPixel Announces Election Of Two New Board Members - The Independent Global Source for the Flexible and Printed Electronics Industry.

Names James Doran, Sam Young to board.
UniPixel, Inc. announced that two technology industry leaders, James E. Doran and Sam I. Young, were elected to the UniPixel Board of Directors at the company's Annual Shareholder Meeting. The addition of Doran and Young to the Board of Directors brings to six the total number of members on the Board. "We have a strong Board with which to consult and we look forward to the leadership of Jim and Sam in these important upcoming years," Jeff Hawthorne, president and CEO of UniPixel, said. Young has more than 35 years of technology industry experience including RF and embedded products, touch screen controllers, memory, logic, solar energy, LED lighting, cloud computing and software. Young is currently the president of Young and Associates, a firm with worldwide resources formed to help companies in the areas of strategic business planning, general management, product and market positioning/strategy, public relations and branding, marketing, strategic partnership creation, operations, sales channel and business development. Young is co-founder of four technology companies, including Flash pioneer Exel Microelectronics, Corsair Microsystems, Hyundai Electronics Flash memory division (now called SK Hynix) currently doing in excess of $2 billion in revenue, and healthcare start-up NuEnerchi Inc. He has served as an executive at several public companies with sales of hundreds of millions of dollars as well as nine start-ups as a direct employee and over a dozen more as an advisor or part time executive. Young has served on the advisory board or Board of Directors of multiple technology firms and has participated in raising well over $100 million in venture capital and formed many strategic relationships with Fortune 500 companies.

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