KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology)
School of Business and Technology Management &
Graduate School of Innovation and Technology Management
291, Daehak-ro, Yusoeng-gu, Daejeon 305-701, Korea
Wonjoon Kim is an Associate professor at the School of Business and Technology Management, KAIST. He has been conducting and publishing numerous researches on the strategic management of innovation in high-tech industry such as mobile, pharmaceutical, energy, and creative industry and received several best paper awards in innovation area. His current research interest also covers the changing nature of innovation, including technology and industry convergence, social network innovation, big data as well as the changing nature of the process of entrepreneurship. New insight into the drivers and structure of the knowledge production function is also one of his interest.
Before he joined KAIST, he has been an Adjunct-Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, NYU as and a Research Fellow at the Yale School of Management. He holds a PhD in Economics from Seoul National University focusing on economics and management of technology innovation. He is an invited speaker, lecturer, and panelist on the management of technology and innovation for World Bank, U.N., Samsung, Hyundai Motors, SK Group, Lotte Group, executive education program of UC Berkeley-IE Business School-HKUST, Insper, a leading business school in Brazil, Small and Medium Business Administration of Korea, etc.
Currently, he is the President of Asian Innovation and Entrepreneurship Association (AIEA), Organizing Committee Chair for the AIEA-NBER Conference, a Member of the Board of Directors in the Korean Society for Innovation Management and Economics and the Korean Corporation Management Association. He is also serving an Editorial Board Member for several journals on innovation such as Innovation Studies, the Journal of Korea Technology Innovation Society, Journal of Technology Innovation, and Korean Corporation Management Review.
Director, Social Big Data Science Research Group - BK21+ (National Research Fund)
Director, Innovation Strategy and Policy Research Group - SSK (National Research Fund)