John Shim

Professor, Industry Cooperation, and Startup in 서울특별시, 대한민국

John Shim

Professor, Industry Cooperation, and Startup in 서울특별시, 대한민국

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I am working for Korea University Research and Business Foundation as a professor (Industry Cooperation) and Chief Technical Officer since 2015. Leading IP licensing and commercialization business team for ramping up IP business model thru small business innovation research, technology transfer (upfront/running royalty/rev. share), JV, and tech startup. Involved in several govt. lead IP projects and/or business like as BRIDGE+, LINC+, TMC, Industry-University Cooperation businesses as an industry cooperation professor and project leader(CTO) at Korea University Research and Business Foundation.

My Classes: As a professor, I am teaching tech based startup classes (CAMPUS CEO / R&D CEO course for (graduate) students and Tech/Startup course for undergraduate students). Led KU LICS (Lean Innovation Challenge & Startup, Korea University localized NSF I-Corps program) course, and teaching/helping student's companies as a startup mentor.

 Worked for innovative IT & multimedia technology leaders and/or global companies with successful career and management path – Specialized in Audio and Video Telecommunication and its’ technology fields.

 18 years of commercial fields and business experiences at Vidyo(Google hangout), Logitech Korea, LifeSize Communication (A division of Logitech), and AMKOR+: Developed the Korea business from Greenfield stage to growth stage.

 Recruit/develop/manage distributor/resellers/CSP(conferencing service provider) partners and key strategic accounts like Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and SK C&C. Explorer the opportunities to grow/meet/expand company and partners’ business thru tactical strategy & analysis with short to long terms goals.

 Experiences in cross cultural/ cross border ways of working to leverage globe/region and managing/operating country or regional business unit as an APAC leadership committee.

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    • Korea University