Keynote Speech

Topic: Co-Innovation: Convergenomics, Collaboration, and Co-Creation for Value Generation.

Speaker: Dr. Sang M. Lee

Sang M. Lee is the University Eminent Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After serving as a distinguished professor for more than 43 years, he retired in 2011 from Nebraska. Since his retirement, he has been serving as the Honorary President of Woosong University in Korea. Currently he is President of the Pan-Pacific Business Association (PPBA) and served as President of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI). He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, DSI, and PPBA. He has served as the Program Chair of more than 35 international and national conferences. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Service Business: An International Journal (an SSCI journal).

Dr. Lee has authored or co-authored 67 books, the most recent one being Convergenomics published by Gower in 2010. He has published more than 320 journal articles, delivered over 700 speeches in some 50 countries, worked on research/education projects for over $10 million, and produced 145 PhDs. He has received five honorary doctorates for his contribution to international business education and research. His current writing, consulting, and speaking activities are in global strategy, IT-powered innovation, and green management areas.

Topic: Innovation, universities, and industries: A Taiwan perspective

Dr. Che-Jen Su

Che-Jen Su is the professor of Business Administration division at the School of Business of Hanyang University and professor of Department of Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management,. Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan. He is currently Asia regional editor of Journal of Global Business and Technology and published a lot of articles in international journals.

Topic: Analysis of Industrial  Transformation: Digitalization of Korean Film Industry

Speaker: Dr. Namjae Cho

Namjae Cho is the professor of MIS at the School of Business of Hanyang University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Seoul National University, Master’s degree in Management Science from KAIST, and Doctoral degree in MIS from Boston University, U.S.A. He has published research papers in Industrial Management and Data Systems, Asia Pacific Management Review, International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making,
International Journal of Management Digest, Management Insight, Journal of Contemporary Management, etc. He also published several books and over 50 papers domestically. He has provided extensive consulting to the government and well-known companies such as Microsoft, SK, POSCO, Sun Microsystems, LG, and Samsung. His research interests includes IT planning, analysis of IT impacts, strategic alignment between IT and business, IT governance, e-business strategy, knowledge management, and industry policy.