When Samsung established its first venture investment arm, Samsung Venture Investment Co, in 1999 Brian joined the company as a founding member.
Seven of his investments went public. Afterwards, he joined as a Managing Director of the Korea Venture Fund which later became "Korea Fund of Funds" (aka "Motae Fund").
During the first seven years of the fund, Brian worked with top-tier global investment firms such as Vertex Management, State Street Global Advisors and Yozma.
The Korea Venture Fund not only generated competitive investment outcomes but also served as a stepping stone to Korea's largest venture fund of funds, KFoF. In 2008, Brian served served CEO & Chairman of the Board at Gravity (NASDAQ: GRVY), a Softbank-affiliated MMORPG gaming company most known for "Ragnarok Online". His restructuring efforts led the company to rebound from a large loss to profitability. Brian successfully sustained both revenue and profit growth during his CEO role with Gravity. Later he founded a gaming startup in San Jose, CA and Seoul that initiated and explored the potential of large scale hard-core mobile RPG games in the U.S. and Asian markets. Brian received his MS from NYU and also completed the Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business’s Executive Management Program.