Dan Lee, PhD
As a leader in Korea's software engineering industry, Dr. Dan Hyung Lee is the two-time recipient of the Presidential Award in recognition of his successful implementation of large-scale projects within Korea, and in commendation for his important contributions to the industry. Dr. Lee was awarded the Korea National Medal of Honor in acknowledgment of his vital role in restructuring the finance, banking, and insurance industries throughout South Korea.
Dr. Dan Lee has served as project manager on numerous large-scale and mission-critical projects, including the development and implementation of the information systems used for the 1988 Seoul Olympic games and the 1993 Daejeon World Expo. His past and current positions include Professor and Director of the Software Technology Institute (SOTI) of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), President and Chief Executive Officer of Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency (KIPA), Chairman of the Korea Software Technology Association (KOSTA), and Senior Executive Vice-President & Chief Technology Officer of LGCNS.
He has published more than 50 papers in international and domestic journals or conferences. He has served as editor and chair for more than six international software engineering standards (ISO/IEC), and is responsible for three patents in the United States, Japan, and Korea.
Dr. Dan Hyung Lee earned his undergraduate degree in nuclear engineering from Seoul National University, his masters of science in management from Arthur D. Little (USA), and his PhD in information systems from Virginia Commonwealth University (USA).