People & Interviews

choi yang-hee minister

The Korean government decided to pursue “4-Up” strategies for boosting the startup sector to create jobs and secure future growth engines.



The EBRD President had meetings with Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna, who is Luxembourg’s Governor at the EBRD.


Based in Casablanca, Ms Veilleux-Laborie will assume her role on Feb. 1, succeeding Laurent Chabrier.


Vingtor-Stentofon by Zenitel Group, the leader in critical communication solutions for the security industry, announced a new Vice President of Sales for its North American Division on Jan. 26.


Teachers and students from Ireland, Romania and Portugal were connected by video to ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet on the International Space Station on Jan. 24.

qi ru

The Korea IT Times releases a transcript of article by TechCrunch. The article  explains China’s internet giant Baidu has beefed up on its AI talent after it announced the hiring of former Microsoft executive Qi Lu as group president and COO.

Peter Diamandis

The Korea IT Times releases a transcript of article by Dr.Peter Diamandis as follows.
The article is about analysis and response to robots and artificial intelligence that could be steal our jobs.


The ITU news magazine published its key theme of 'Accelerating ICT growth together' on cover.


In the era of intelligent information technologies where everything gets connected and intelligent, vast amounts of data collected through the IoT and mobile devices will be analyzed in real time by taking advantage of cloud computing and big data technology. And then another value of intelligent information will be created though artificial intelligence (AI).


USA, NIST had an interview with a Baldrige examiner, Chris Mitchell from Georgia.
A quality advisor within the Georgia Department of Human Services, Chris has served on the Board of Examiners with competitively selected, these volunteers hail from many states, sectors, and professions for the past two years.
Korea IT Times releases the original interview article of Chris Mitchell by Christine Schaefer as follows--Ed.


LG Electronics (LG) announced on Dec. 1 that Jo Seong-jin, the head of its Home Appliance & Air Solution (H&A) Company and one of the three Representative
Directors responsible for key decisions of the entire organization, has been
promoted to the position of sole Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.


What are your main objectives and goals for fiscal year 2017?

lee sang-mok

Science for Society held its first seminar at the National Assembly Members' Office Building to mark its foundation on  Nov. 28.

Min Won-ki

The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) said on Nov. 18 that Min Won-ki, head of the Office of Planning and Coordination at the MSIP, was elected as chairman of the OECD Committee on Digital Economy Policy (CDEP) during the CDEP’s meeting held on Nov.16-18 in Paris, France. The tenure is five years.

Dr paik001

Ewha Womens University Medical Center’s C-SMART platform was conceived of by Dr. Paik, Nam-Sun when he became the director of that hospital’s all-women cancer treatment center – the only such hospital in Korea.


The opening ceremony of Starfield Hanam -- the first-of-its-kind shopping-themed entertainment park jointly developed by Korean retail giant Shinsegae Group and US shopping mall

Kim Jae soo

CEO Kim Jae-soo of the Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp (aT) has been tapped as new agriculture minister.

Lee Dong Phil, Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs

When the Park Geun-hye administration was campaigning, one of their major platforms was the development of a “creative economy” within Korea.

Choi Sung, Professor of computer science at Namseoul University

In North Korea, ICT research institutes are being run by the State Academy of Sciences, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, the Ministry of Electronics Industry, companies, universities, etc. Among them, the largest ICT research institutes that carry out large-scale, extensive studies are those under the State Academy of Sciences.

dongkuk university

The Korea IT Times, a S. Korea-based global news network, will run a five-installment series dedicated to startups developing blockchain technology (which is considered as a means of democratizing the financial market) and leaders in innovative financial services.

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