Prof Jung-hoon (John) Lee

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Jung-hoon (John) Lee joined the IFM as a visiting academic fellow in the Centre for Technology Management in Nov. 2020.

He is also Professor of Technology & Innovation management at the Graduate School of Information, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. Prof. Lee is recognized as one of the leading smart city experts and has involved in leading smart city projects based on technology management approach.


Prof. Lee has published more than 100 journals and conference papers and his research papers on smart cities were ranked with the most cited articles in Technological Forecasting & Social Change. Professor Lee is also serving as a chairmen of the Smart City Committee for the Seoul Metropolitan Government and an advisory member of National Smart City Committee and Open Data Strategy Council for the Korean government.


Prof. Lee also contributes to several consulting and advisory services including ARUP, CISCO, GSMA, SK Telecom, KT, LG U+, LG CNS and HYUNDAI Motors and worked with UN ESCAP and OECD as an external expert and also trained executive-level civil servants around the globe including G20 and developing countries. He received a B.Eng./MSc. from the University of Manchester and MSc from the London School of Economics and Ph.D. from the Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the GSI faculty at Yonsei University, he worked for LG CNS as a senior business/IT consultant.


Jung-hoon (John) Lee's CV


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