Jung-hoon Lee is Professor of Technology & Innovation management at the Graduate School of Information of the Yonsei University in Seoul, Republic of Korea, and Project Manager of the Global Smart City Index Development Project. He joined the Institute for Manufacturing of the University of Cambridge as a visiting academic fellow in the Centre for Technology Management in November 2020.
Professor Lee is recognized as one of the world's leading Smart City experts and has involved in leading smart city projects based on technology management approach. He 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 chairman 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.
Professor 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 the OECD as an external expert. He 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 a MSc from the London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. from the Institute for Manufacturing of the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the Yonsei University, he worked for LG CNS as a senior business IT consultant.
Head Net Innovation Unit of the European Comission
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