CHONG SAM CHI
Sam Chi is a Korean-American entrepreneur who brings 25 years of experience and network in vast areas of business industries. After graduating from The University of Texas at Austin, with BA and MBA degrees, he began his working life as an associate for Price Waterhouse Coopers, one of the most prestigious and biggest accounting companies in the world for 2 years from 1993 to 1995. From 1998 to 2002, Sam ventured into the Investment Banking world as a Vice President of JP Morgan Chase, one of the top investment banks in history with its market capitalization of $400 Billion and total assets of $2 Trillion. In 2001, while still at JP Morgan, he established his first company, PMG (People Management Group) Food System , then PMG Entertainment and PMG Bio Pharming (2004), covering areas of restaurants and food logistics to movies to musicals to music to the other entertainment projects to bio tech to pharmaceuticals, etc.
Then, Sam partnered with Landmark Entertainment Group USA, one of the leading theme park designers and attraction makers in the world as he established a company named Landmark Entertainment Asia in 2005.
Sam became the Chairman of LEA in 2016 and still work closely with Landmark USA to design and build the most exciting and fun theme parks and attractions all around the world. Also, LEA has continued its businesses in entertainment and real estate and other highly successful projects stemming from the PMG days. In 2012, Sam founded Texas Investment, an investment arm of Landmark Asia, for financing, investment, and consulting of many of LEA’s projects.
From the most acclaimed Korean movie ever in “Old Boy”, which won Grand Prix at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival to partnering with the most influential global celebrities such as Michael Bay, Simon Fuller, etc., Sam and Landmark are aiming to bring these exciting projects to you, wherever you are or whatever amount you want to participate.