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Work experience

Mar 2005Feb 2009

Managing Director

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

- Oversaw strategic planning, budgeting, financing, general affairs, human relations, public relations &

  facility maintenance in 2005 & 1st quarter of 2006. Annual budget of U$43million & 270 employees.

- Responsible for programming, marketing, operation of 4 theaters, 3 exhibition halls & 9 in-house art

  groups(opera, orchestra, muscal, chorus & dance group etc) and theater rental from 2006

Oct 2001Jan 2005

Executive Vice President & CEO

ID Digital Corporation

- Successful brand marketing resulted 7th ranked top-selling digital satellite receiver in Germany with

  3.2% market share in 2003, within 16 months after the initial release.

- Differentiation in sensitivity, design and 0.1% defect ratio made revenue from zero to U$19million

  in 2003. Established effective sales networks, regional office in Germany & UAE for sales  and CS.

Apr 2000Sep 2001

Senior Vice President & COO

Internet Auction Co., Ltd.(an eBay Company)

- Responsible for B2C marchandizing and C2C marketplace. Created and launched the most

  successful B2B MRO e-marketplace in Korea in June 2000.

- Planned and executed marketing communication plan, new revenue model(group buying) & price

  structure change.

May 1992Dec 1999

General Manager

- U. S. Representative of Samsung Entertainment Group(SEG) in Korea

  Coordinated and negotiated terms & conditions of long-term contracts with major studios including

  Warner Bros. Walt Disney, 20th Century Fox, Universal & Paramount on behalf of 5 divisions of

  SEG - Theatrical, Home Video, Cable TV, Music, Game divisions (California, 1994~1999) 

- Head of Samsung brand blank media products operation in U.S. market (New Jersey, 1992~1994)

Apr 1986Apr 1992

Manager, Electronics Division

Samsung Corporation

- Created visual entertainment division & initiated home video license agreement with Buena Vista

  Home Video in 1989

- Responsible for U$420million export sales of Samsung brand & other OEM brand blank media

   products from a manager of Blank Media Division


Mar 1974Feb 1978


Hankuk University of Foreign Studies