GI HYUN KUM
Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation
South Korea
Secretary General
2011 ~ Present : Secretary General, Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation 2011 ~ Present : Adjunct Professor of Multimedia, Sookmyung Women’s University 2007 ~ 2011 : President, The Electronic Times 2003 ~ 2006 : Editor in Chief, The Electronic Times 1987 ~ 2003 : Journalist and department manager, The Electronic Times 1996 ~ 1999 : M.A. in Journalism, Sungkyunkwan University 1979 ~ 1985 : B.S. in Business Management, Gyeongsang National University To vitalize startups among young people, it is important to inspire entrepreneurship by cultivating creative and ambitious minds from an early age. To further this goal, it is necessary to provide entrepreneurship education to primary and secondary school students that leads on to universities. After graduating from college, Ki Hyun Kum has gained a thorough understanding on the flow and trend of the IT industry from reporting and writing articles on the IT and ICT industry for over 20 years. He also has experiences in business management from his position as the president of The Electronic Times. After leaving The Electronic Times, he joined the Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation as the secretary general to support startups by cultivating entrepreneurship among young people.