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CV Download ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
  • KAIST Graduate School of Innovation and Technology Management, College of Business

    Head, 2019-current

  • KAIST Center for Innovation Strategy and Policy

    Director, 2019-current

  • KAIST AI and Big Data Social Science Research Group

    Director, 2019-current

  • KAIST Bio Innovation Management Program

    Director, 2021-current

  • KAIST Center for Overseas Development

    Director, 2019-current

  • MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge

    Visiting Scholar, 2018

  • MIT Engineering Systems Division (ESD), Cambridge

    Visiting Scholar, 2011-2012

  • KAIST Graduate School of Innovation and Technology Management / School of Business and Technology Management / Dept. of Management Science / Business Economics Program

    Professor (tenured), 2018-, Associate Professor, 2010-2017, Assistant Professor, 2005-2010

  • KAIST Center for Technology Policy on New and Renewable Energy

    Director, 2009-2011

  • KAIST Graduate School of Culture Technology (2005-)/Graduate School of Future Strategy (2013-2016) /KAIST Center for Overseas Development (2015-)

    Adjunct Professor, current

  • KAIST Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy (2010-2013), Graduate School of Ocean Systems Engineering (2008-2011)

    Adjunct Professor

  • The University of Cyprus, Department of Economics, Nicosia, Cyprus

    Visiting Professor, 2008

  • Yale University, Center for Customer Insight, School of Management, New Haven, Connecticut

    Research Associate, 2005–2006

  • New York University, Department of Economics, New York, New York

    Adjunct Assistant Professor, 2004–2005

  • Yale University, School of Management, New Haven, Connecticut

    Visiting Scholar, 2003–2004

  • Seoul National University, International IT Policy Program/ Techno-Economics and Policy Program, Seoul, Korea

    Research Professor of Economics, 2003

HONORS and AWARDS
  • Fellow, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology, 2021
  • Outstanding Faculty Award (Research), College of Business, KAIST, 2019
  • Brad W. Hosler Outstanding Student Paper Award for Advisory Professor, by Portland International Center for MOT (Management of Technology), PICMET 2018 Conference, 2018, Aug. 22nd, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award for MOT (Management of Technology), by the President of the Korea Institute of Advanced Technology, 10 year Anniversary Conference on MOT hosted by the Ministry of Trae, Industry, and Energy, 2017. June 9th, Seoul
Journal Editorship & Board of Directors Editorial Board
  • Technovation

    (2020 – current)

  • PLOS ONE, Editor

    (2018 – current)

  • Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics: Patent Analytics, Associate Editor

    (2021-current)

  • Low Carbon Economy

    (2012 – current)

  • Journal of Technology Innovation

    Editor (2011 – current), Editorial Board (2011 – current)

  • The Korea Society for Innovation Management and Economics, Journal of Korea Technology Innovation Society

    (2009 – 2012)

  • Korea Technology Innovation Society Innovation Studies

    (2006 – current)

  • Korea Society of Innovation, Korean Corporation Management Review

    (2007 – 2012)

Member of Board of Directors
  • Board Member (5th Phase), National Committee for Long-Term National Strategy, Ministry of Economy and Finance of Korea (MOEF)

    (2021. 7 – 2023.6)

  • Member of Board of Directors, Daejeon Institute of Science and Technology for Enterprise and People (DISTEP)

    (2020.5 – 2022.5)

  • Vice President, The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST)

    (2020.5.-2022.2.)

  • Chairperson, Board of Future Generation, The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST)

    (2020.5.- 2022.2.)

  • Board Member, Board of Science and Technology Policy, The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST)

    (2020.5.- )

  • Board Member, Board of Science and Technology Policy, The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST)

    (2020.5.- )

  • Chairperson, Board of Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy, The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST)

    (2017.3.- 2020.2)

  • President, Asian Innovation and Entrepreneurship Association (AIEA)

    (2013-)

  • President, AIEA-NBER Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    (2013-)

  • Member Faculty, Applied Innovation Institute

    (2017-)

  • Vice President, The Korean Society for Innovation Management and Economics

    (2013-)

  • Planning Committee Chair, The Korean Society for Innovation Management and Economics

    (2013-2017)

  • Board Member, The Korean Society for Innovation Management and Economics

    (2010-2012)

  • Director, Korean Corporation Management Association

    (2010-2011)

  • Executive Director, Korean Corporation Management Association

    (2012-2013)

  • Board Member, Korean Game Society

    (2010-)

Journal and Book Referee
  • Management Science, Research Policy, Nature Energy, Energy Policy, Decision Support Systems, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Applied Economics, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Innovation and Regional Development
EDUCATION
  • Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2003 Ph.D. in Economics

    Areas: Empirical Industrial Organization, Economics of Technological Innovation

  • Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1999

    M.Sc. in Material Science and Engineering

  • Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1997

    B.Sc. in Material Science and Engineering

TEACHING Teaching Interests
  • Strategic Management of Innovation and Technology, Innovation Strategy and Policy, Applied Microeconometrics
Courses Taught
  • School of Business and Technology Management / Graduate School of Innovation and Technology Management, KAIST

    2012-current – Introduction to Innovation Management (Undergraduate & Graduate Level)

    2016-current – R&D Project Management (Undergraduate Level)

    2009-2012 – Managerial Economics, Strategic Management of High-Tech Innovation, Corporate Strategic Design Process (Graduate Level)

  • Business Economics Program, KAIST

    2005-2009 – Principles of Economics, Introduction to Marketing (Undergraduate Level)

  • Department of Economics, New York University

    2004-2005 – Applied Statistics and Econometrics Ⅰ& Ⅱ (Graduate Level)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (Academics) Professional Activities
  • Organizing Committee Chair, 9th AIEA-NBER Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    2021 August 9-10, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • Organizing Committee Chair, 8th AIEA-NBER Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    2020 August 24-25, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • Organizing Committee Chair, 7th AIEA-NBER Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    2019 August 16-18, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  • Organizing Committee Chair, 6th AIEA-NBER Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    2018 August 16-18, Asia School of Business, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Organizing Committee Chair, 5th AIEA-NBER Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    2017 August 14-16, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • Organizing Committee Chair, 4th AIEA-NBER Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    2016 August 24-26, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

  • Organizing Committee Chair, 3rd AIEA-NBER Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    2015 August 19-20, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

  • Organizing Committee Chair & Secretary General, 2nd AIEA-NBER Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    2014 August 18-20, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea

  • Organizing Committee Member, 11th Asia Association of Learning, Innovation and Coevolution Studies

    2014 Sept. 25-27, DGIST, Daegu, Korea

  • Organizing Committee Chair & Secretary General, 1ST AIEA-NBER Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    2013 August 19-21, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea

  • Organizing Committee Member, Asia MOT Alliance

    2012 KAIST, Daejeon, Korea

  • Program Committee Member, the 13th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce

    2012 June 4-8, Valencia

  • Moderator, Mini Global Entrepreneurship Tournament

    2011 Stanford Technology & NHK

  • Organizing Committee Member, Roundtable on Entrepreneurship Education (REE) ASIA

    2008-2009 Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    2007-2008 Macquarie University, Graduate School of Management, Sidney, Austria

    2006-2007 KAIST, Seoul and Daejeon, Korea

  • Organizing Committee Member and Fellow Mentor, Roundtable on Entrepreneurship Education (REE) USA

    2008-2009 Stanford University, San Jose, USA

  • Organizing Committee Member, Asian Innovation Conference (AIC)

    2010 KAIST, Seoul and Daejeon, Korea

    2009 KAIST, Seoul and Daejeon, Korea

  • Organizing Member, The Korea Society for Innovation Management and Economics

    2011 Winter, Summer, Fall Academic Conference

  • Committee Member, TESAT (Test of Economic Sense and Thinking)

    2008-current Hankook Kyungjae (Major Korean Economic Daily), Seoul, Korea

  • Academy of Management (AOM)
  • American Economic Association (AEA)
  • Korea Society for Innovation Management and Economics (KOSIME)
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (Governments and Corporations)
  • 2020. 6-10

    Vice-Chair, Committee for Science and Technology Policy Development for Next Korean Government, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST)

  • 2021. 6 - 2023. 5

    Advisory Board Member, Committee for Long-term National Strategy, Ministry of Economy and Finance of Korea (MOEF)

  • 021. 4, 6, 9

    Advisor, Future Leadership Program (FLP), SK Group

  • 2020. 11

    Advisor for the Committee of the 'Change and Innovation' Grand Prize Award, Hyundai Motors Group

  • 2020. 5

    Advisor, Task Force for New International Cooperation after COVID-19, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea (MOFA)

  • 2020. 5 – 2020. 9

    Advisory Board Member, Government-wide Task Force for Contract System Innovation, Korean Government

  • 2020. 4, 6, 9

    Advisor, Future Leadership Program (FLP), SK Group

  • 2019. 7 – 2021.12

    Advisory Board Member, Samsung Economic Research Institute (SERI)

  • 2019. 10 – 2020. 9

    Advisory Board Member, Government-wide Bureau of Innovation-oriented Public Procurement, Korean Government

  • 2019. 10, 11

    Advisor for the Committee of the 'Change and Innovation' Grand Prize Award, Hyundai Motors Group

  • 2019. 4, 7

    Advisor, Future Leadership Program (FLP), SK Group

  • 2019. 4 – 2020.3

    Steering Committee Member, “Growth Support Fund,” Korea Development Bank (KDB)

  • 2019. 8 – 2020.7

    Advisory Board Member (2nd Phase), Headquarter of Innovative Growth, Ministry of Economy and Finance of Korea (MOEF)

  • 2018. 8 – 2019.7

    Advisory Board Member (1st Phase), Headquarter of Innovative Growth, Ministry of Economy and Finance of Korea (MOEF)2017.4 – 2017.12

  • 2017.3 – 2020.2

    Director of Science and Technology Policy, The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST)

  • 2017.2 – 2018.2

    Advisory Board of National Committee for New Growth, Korea Financial Supervisory Commission of Korea (KFSC)

  • 2017.2

    Advisory Member of Special Committee for Policy for Economic Growth utilizing S&T-ICT, Presidential Advisory Council on S&T

  • 2017.2 – 2017.4

    Advisory Board Member of Special Task Force for 4th Industrial Revolution, Korea Financial Supervisory Commission of Korea (KFSC)

  • 2016.9

    Advisory Board Member of Special Committee for Policy for Big Data, Presidential Advisory Council on S&T

  • 2015.10 –2015.12

    Advisory Board member for National Research Funding Program, "Social Science Korea", Korea National Research Foundation

  • 2014. 4

    Program Referee, "Program for Mid-career Researcher", Korea National Research Foundation

  • 2014. 5 – 2015. 3

    External Advisory Board member for Technology Management, Hankook Tire, Inc.

  • 2009. 5 - current

    Member for Questions Development Committee, TESAT (Test of Economic Sense and Thinking), Hankyung Economic Daily

  • 2011. 6 – 2011.8

    Advisory Committee Member, Project on Modularization of Knowledge Sharing Program, KDI (Korea Development Institute)

  • 2011. 5 – 2011.12

    Advisory Committee Member, Project for Building National Strategy for National Statistics, National Statistics Office

  • 2010. 8 - 2011

    Invited Visiting Researcher, Entrepreneurship Center - Research Center for Future Strategy, Dong-A Daily

  • 2011. 7

    Evaluation and Moderation Committee Member, Project on the Development of Networked Technology Development, Korea Small and Medium Size Enterprises

  • 2007. 6 - 2009

    Member of Dream Economy Leader, Economic and Policy Leader Group for Korean Cultural Content, Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

  • 2007. 7 - 2008

    Committee Member, Government Research Group for the Korean Standard Taxonomic System of Science and Technology, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

  • 2007.12 – 2008.12

    Committee Member, Advisory Committee for Management, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources

  • 2007.12 - 2009

    Selection Committee Member, Cultural Industry Promotion Zone of Korea, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

  • 2006. 5 – 2007.12

    The Advisor, Securing the Credibility of C.P.I. (Consumer Price Index) Adjustment using Hedonic Quality Adjustment Methodology, Korea National Statistics Office (KNSO)

Professional Experience
  • SNU (Seoul National University) VentureNet Co. Ltd, Seoul, Korea, 2000–2001

    Vice-President, Strategy development and financial coordination

  • Techmetrix Inc., Seoul, Korea, 2000

    Project Director, Project management and assessment of firms’ technological assets

Consultuncies
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Dominican Republic

    (2019-2020)

  • Sri Lank Government (in collaboration with Asia Development Bank), Sri Lank

    (2017)

  • Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) University, Azerbaijan

    (2015-2016)

  • University of Technology and Engineering (UTEC), Uruguay

    (2015-2016)

  • Hankook Tire, Inc., Korea

    (2014-2015)

  • Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Dominican Republic

    (2008-2011)

  • Korea National Statistical Office

    (2005-2008, 2011)

  • Ministry of Information and Communication, Korea

    (2006)

  • Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Korea

    (2007-2009)

  • Green Korea 21 (a corporation agency)

    (2008-2011)

  • Korea Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources

    (2007-2008)

  • Nissan (USA) / HP (USA) / Webster Bank (USA)

    Under the affiliation with Yale Center for Customer Insights (2005-2006)