Susan Choe is co-founder and Managing Partner of Katalyst Ventures and Visionnaire Ventures.
She is a successful entrepreneur, having founded mobile gaming publishing platform, Outspark. Prior to Outspark, Choe served as Chief Operating Officer at NHN USA, where she led the US game market entry for Asia’s flagship game portal, NHN, parent company to leading messaging app, Line. She also served in multiple capacities at Yahoo! as Director of International Operations where she supported Yahoo!’s 25 international operations, as International Director of Yahoo! Games, where she defined and implemented the growth strategy for premium games, and as Director of Corporate Development, where she led investments and acquisition efforts across games, communities and music.
Choe’s other experiences include seven years in financial services working as V.P. of Global Corporate Development for CSFBDIRECT’s online broking partnerships in Asia and UK, within Merrill Lynch’s research group, and American Express’ first online business management team. She is on the Board of Helpshift, Inc. since June 2014, and served as the Chairman of OutSpark for many years. Choe has more than 19 years of international business management in the video game, internet and financial services industries. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Political Science from UC Irvine, and a Master’s Degree in International Finance and Business from Columbia University.