Jonathan Charles

Jonathan is a Senior Investment Manager at the Samsung Catalyst Fund in Silicon Valley. He is specifically responsible for the Internet of Things sector and also spends significant time on the Autonomous & Connected Car and Digital Health sectors. Jonathan has most recently invested in Afero, an early stage Internet of Things platform where he serves as Board Observer. Samsung Catalyst Fund is an evergreen $100M early stage fund with offices in Silicon Valley, London, Tel Aviv and Seoul. Investments are strategic and tied to Samsung initiatives such as those in the Internet of Things, Autonomous & Connected Car, Digital Health, and Cloud Infrastructure. Jonathan holds an MBA and an MHA from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. He also holds an MS from Carnegie Mellon and is a member of Class 21 of the Kauffman Fellows Program.