4:30 PM – 5:50 PM (Wednesday, September 24th)
Hae Young Noh
Carnegie Mellon University
Hae Young Noh is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and courtesy assistant professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Carnegie Mellon University. Her diverse background enables her to work on interdisciplinary research areas collaborating with researchers from various backgrounds. She has been working on using structures and vehicles as sensors for structural health monitoring of civil infrastructure. Her current work focuses on vehicle-based sensing for real-time infrastructure monitoring, and she recently instrumented the Pittsburgh light rail system for railway and bridge monitoring. She is also working on characterizing environmental conditions and user behaviors based on structural vibration.
June Sup Lee
Software Development Center Head
June has been working on designing and building middleware systems for over 20 years. He is currently leading KT’s Software Development Center to build platforms and other software systems for monitoring and controling building facilities, automobiles, and many other things based on analyzing big data from a large amount of various sensors.
Before joing KT, June was in charge of building and maintaining SKTelecom and SKPlanet’s big data processing platforms from 2006 to 2013. He built a Hodoop based big data processing platform called SPADE and also built a real-time analytics platform called RAPID which were in use for years.
Before coming back to Korea, he worked on Grid computing project called Globus which was a de facto standard in early 2000s. In that project, he was in charge of designing and implementing MDS (Monitoring and Discovering System) at ISI (Information Sciences Institute) in Marina del Rey, California.
Managing Director, Enterprise and Smart Connected Communities
Munish Khetrapal has 22 years of experience in the ICT industry and has diverse experience in GTM, Consulting and building Solutions for technology, services and software.
He is currently the Managing Director, for Solutions, S+CC working with Cisco Systems based out of San Jose. His responsibility involves building and managing technology based solutions that help to address opportunities in cities, enterprise workspaces and residential homes.
He has led transformational projects, joint ventures, PPP and driven key investments to develop new GTM capabilities for Cisco in industry solutions and cloud based offerings. He has been working with Cisco Systems since 1998 across leadership roles in Enterprise and Service Provider business.
Prior to joining Cisco he has worked in IBM Global Services and Digital Equipment Corporation in Services and Software organisations. Munish Khetrapal holds a MBA at University of Chicago (GSB now Booth School of Business).
Jong-Woong Choe (John Choe) founded ENCORED technologies at Sillicon Valley, USA and Seoul, Korea by investment of formation 8 of Sillicon Valley venture capital at April, 2013. He worked at LS and LG, Korea for 31 years and also served as a president of LSIS at 2012. His first major is mechanical engineering but holds a Ph.D in signal processing of computer science.
He is a Korean representative and international expert of IEC-ACTAD, and a national member of Korea Academy of science & engineering from 2009. He first developed electronic watt-hour meter in Korea, and made the basis of Korea Smart Grid business by issuing the 0.3 billion US$ scaled national Enery IT project.
Recently he got 5 million US$ of the Series A investment from formation 8, Samsung, L&S investment, Hyundai Telecom and Stonebridge.
VP, Supply Chain Management
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
In this position, Shim leads PG&E’s company-wide supply chain functions that include strategic sourcing of direct and indirect spend, supplier relationship management, materials and logistics operations, supply and demand planning and supply chain corporate responsibilities. He has over 25 years of supply chain and procurement experience, including positions with T-Mobile USA and SBC Communications (now AT&T) where he held various vice president positions within supply chain. At SBC, Shim led key roles to integrate the company’s supply chain to meet merger savings targets and deliver shareholder value. He was also a principle owner of GS and Company that provided business process framework and strategic sourcing solutions. Shim holds a bachelor’s degree in political science. He is a graduate of Stanford University Executive Asian Leadership Program. He has served on multiple boards, and is currently on the advisory boards of the University of Idaho Utility Executive Program, Procure Con Indirect and a member of the Executive Committee for the Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance.
CIO, Seoul Metropolitan City
Republic of Korea
Dr. Gunso Kim is Assistant Mayor for Information Technology and CIO (Chief Information Officer) of Seoul Metropolitan City. His expertise is planning big data-based services for city administration and sustainability.
Prior to joining Seoul City, Dr. Kim led the Daumsoft Inc., a text mining / big data company, for twelve years as CEO and successfully analyzed customer demands to provide customized marketing and planning strategies to major companies.
He is in his second year with Seoul City since February 2013 and has led the e-government policy-making and project implementation. Under the slogan of ‘Communicate on Mobile and Innovate with Big Data,’ he is pushing forward the development of the citizen-centered mobile services and the transformation into the mobile-based public service delivery. Recently, he led the application of big data for the post-midnight bus route design, drawing attention from home and abroad. New challenges of applying big data to public transportation are underway which include taxi matchmaking service and reduction of car accident.
He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Yonsei University in Korea and studied for PhD. the natural language processing for human-machine interaction.