Byung Se So, Ph.D.

With over 20 years of experience in innovation and global business development in fast-growing and highly technical industries, Byung Se provides the vision and leadership required to drive the future growth of Matica Bio as a global contract manufacturer of cell and gene therapies. Byung Se earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Seoul National University and a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the primary inventor on more than 10 U.S. patents in semiconductor and computer technologies.

​Prior to joining Matica Bio, Byung Se was an executive vice president of Samsung Electronics, serving the Samsung Semiconductor division. During his 24-year tenure, he held various engineering, business development, quality assurance and product planning positions focused on fostering innovation and creating new business models for growth.