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LG Technology Ventures, a venture investment arm of LG Group established in May 2018, is looking for a dynamic, experienced investment professional in Bay Area to lead early-stage venture investments. It is an exciting opportunity to influence strategy and directions at a newly established firm within the global conglomerate.
We are currently seeking an Investment Officer to join our Team in San Jose, CA as part of the new LG Electronics Technology Venture Capital business.
Lead the entire investment process from sourcing deals to screening / due diligence / writing memos for investment committee
Synchronize investment strategy by regularly communicating with R&D Labs /Business Units in Korea
Proactively manage portfolio companies post-investment” as bellow
Develop thesis on investment opportunities, based on financial and strategic analysis
Actively network with top-tier VCs and CVC to source premium deals
Lead due diligence and present deal opportunity on deal committee
Negotiate and structure investment deals
Work with external counsel for legal due diligence
Project a positive image of LG Group. Create synergistic relationship between LG Group and local venture ecosystem
Bachelor’s degree required in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemical, Material Science or Computer Science.
Master's degree in Engineering or MBA is strongly preferred
Minimum 8 years substantive work experience, preferably from a major Consulting firm, Investment Bank or Venture Capital
Broad network in venture capital and entrepreneur community in the Bay Area
Strong quantitative and analytical skills. Ability to juggle multiple priorities independently or as part of a team in tight timeline.
Bilingual (Korean/English) skill is desired, but not a must.
Willingness to travel internationally as needed ( 2~5 times a year)