[Moderator : Sung Jin Choi]
[Panelist : Channy Yun, Jun Seung Lee, Bo Hwang]
▶ Sung Jin Choi : Sung Jin Choi is the Executive Director of Korea Startup Forum, Korea’s largest startup organization with nearly 1,500 member startups. He previously worked at Daum Communication, Korea Internet Corporations Association, National 4IR Committee, and more. He is taking a role in forming an innovative IT/startup ecosystem.
▶ Channy Yun : Channy Yun, a Principal Tech Evangelist at Amazon Web Services (AWS), is helping for developers to enable cloud technology to build modern applications. He has over 20 years of experience in developing and operating online music services, e-payment and e-commerce, and large-scale API platforms. He started his career as a web developer and has played various roles such as Startup CTO, a community leader of open source software, and well-known blogger. Prior to joining AWS, he was a leader of open API platform and developer relations in Daum Communications.
▶ Jun Seung Lee : Jun Seung Lee, CEO of Shopl & Company, was in charge of overseas business at Pengtai(member of Cheil Worldwide network) for 11 years. After joining the company in 2004, he took full charge of establishing regional headquarters in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and South Korea. He was in charge of all overseas business such as branching out to Southeast Asia. In this process, he was responsible for managing a Samsung Electronics retail store management and noticed that work was mainly managed by excel WhatsApp or even papers without any specialized software. To solve this problem, he searched for various software but was able to find nothing appropriate. Jun Seung used this experience to found Shopl & Company, a business which provides Digital Transformation solutions for offline duties. Shopl & Company launched employee performance management software Shop in 2017 and has been supporting many domestic/overseas global companies. In order to tackle COVID-19 issues such as preventive measures of the workplace, the company has launched an offline PoW(proof of work) solution HADA in 2020 also.
▶ Bo Hwang : Bo Hwang, Vice President of Saltlux, has been in the advertising business for over 30 years. Notable roles include Judge at Cannes Lions, New York Festival, etc. He has done advertisements for ssg.com, Korean Air, Baemin, KD Navien and more. Afterwards, he joined Saltlux as Chief Creative Officer to blend creativity with AI. At Saltlux, he is in charge of strategy establishment, new business and UX. Bo is also Adjunct Professor at Ewha Woman’s University where he shares his experience to students.
* The above schedule is subject to change depending on the circumstances.
Sung Jin Choi
Executive Director of Korea Startup Forum
Jun Seung Lee
Managing Director of Shopl & Company
Vice President of Saltlux
Principal Tech Evangelist of Amazon Web Services Korea