Director, New Business Development, Samsung Electronica America
Korea, Republic of
Chris Buchanan is Director, New Business Development for Samsung Electronics America. Prior to his current role, Buchanan worked in Samsung's Global Innovation Center and Media Solutions Center of America in strategy, partnerships and business development. Previously, Buchanan held management positions at Amazon, Mutant Enemy (Fox), the United Talent Agency, Jerry Weintraub Productions (Warner Bros.) and Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he contributed to such pop culture touchstones as Swingers, Ocean's Eleven, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly/Serenity. When not contemplating the future of entertainment and technology, he is likely to be coaching a competitive FIRST robotics team or hiking in the Sierras with the Boy Scouts. Buchanan holds an A.B. in Economics from Harvard University.