Chairman : Hon. Jay Kim

Vice-Chair: Dr. Yoon Shik Park

President: Dr. Chang H. Ahn

Vice-President: Dr. Young-Key Kim-Renaud

Board Members

Dr. Kwang Soo Cheong
Dr. Haeduck Lee
Dr. Tai Young Lee
Hae-Chan Park, Esq.
Dr. Richard Shin
Dr. David Y. Sohn
Sue-Kyong Shin Vittas
Yong Sang Kim
Dr. Hae-Duck Lee
Dr. Gwanhoo Lee

Advisory Council Members

Dr. Soon Paik
Dr. Hang Yul Rhee

Jennifer Ahn

Dr. Yoon Shik Park Dr. Chang H. Ahn Dr. Kawng Soo Cheong Hae-Chan Park, Esq. Dr. Soon Paik Dr. Young-Key Kim-Renaud Jennifer Ahn Dr. Tai Young Lee Dr. Sohn Dr. HaeDuck Lee YoungSang Kim

Dr. Tae Young LeeDr. Gwanhoo Lee


Dr. Gwanhoo Lee is a Professor of Information Technology Management in the Kogod School of Business at the American University, Washington, DC. He is also the Director of the Center for IT and the Global Economy (CITGE) and the Director of the Cybersecurity Governance Center at the American University in which senior IT executives from the public and private sectors engage in collaborative research programs. He is an advisor to Samsung Economic Research Institute (SERI) and the World Bank and a global mentor for the Korea Innovation Center of the Korean Ministry of Sciences, ICT, and Future Planning. He earned his doctorate in management information systems from the University of Minnesota and his B.S. and M.S. degrees in industrial engineering from Seoul National University in Korea.

Dr. Lee’s research areas include digital innovation, smart government, Internet of Things, social media, software development agility and complexity, project management, enterprise architecture, cybersecurity, and information privacy. His research has been published in MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, European Journal of Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, Journal of Information Technology, Information & Management, Government Information Quarterly, Information Technology and People, IEEE Pervasive Computing, and Journal of Information Technology Management. His articles have also appeared in CIO magazine, IGM Business Review, IBM Center for the Business of Government monograph series, and American Society for Quality. He was the runner-up for the best paper award for OCIS division in Academy of Management Meeting in 2007. He has been quoted or featured in U.S. News and World Report, CBS Radio, AFP news, Washington Business Journal, Chosun Daily Newspaper, and many other newspapers and media.

Dr. Lee is a recipient of European Union’s Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, UPS Scholarship, IBM research grants, Kogod Endowed Fellowship, Juran Fellow, and several teaching and research awards. He was a visiting professor at MIP Business School of Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Through various capacities, he has consulted and worked closely with senior IT executives from a number of organizations including 3M, A.G. Edwards, Amtrak, American Red Cross, Cargill, Computech, CSC Consulting, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Deloitte, Federal Aviation Administration, Freddie Mac, General Motors, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, IBM, LG CNS, Marriott, Medtronic, Northwest Airlines, Pillsbury, Samsung Electronics, Samsung SDS, SAP America, St. Paul Companies, and the World Bank.