SPEAKERS :

For each session, we will have in-depth discussions with experts and leaders from various sectors. The speakers will share case studies from diverse contexts.

INTRO INTERVIEW

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Michael Gordon Voss

Publisher of Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

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Jinah Hong

CEO of Villa Sunshine

KEYNOTE∙PANEL SPEAKER

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Eric Nee

Eric Nee Editor-in-Chief of SSIR / Interim Executive Co-director of PACS

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Sangmok Suh

President of Korea National Council on Social Welfare (KNCSW)

MODERATOR

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Soohyun Bae

Director of Yellowdog

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Anna Kang

Korean Manager of AVPN / Senior Consultant of MYSC

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Sukkwon Na

Chairman of SK Center for Social Value Enhancement Studies (CSES)

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Yoonmi Eom

Managing Director of C Program

PANEL SPEAKER​

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Sangman Han

Professor of Sungkyunkwan University

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Sangmi Cho

Professor of Ewha Womans University

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Kyungsun Chung

Chairman of HGI / CIO of Root Impact

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Kwang Kim

Country Representative of Asia Foundation Korean Office

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Jaeho Choi

General Manager of Hyundai Motor Group

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Chulyong Lee

President of Center for Asian Mission for the Poor (CAMP International)

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Jinhee Bae

Director of Microsoft Korea

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Jaemin Park

Deputy General Manager of National Agricultural Cooperative Federation

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Handeuk Yoon

Deputy Head of Communication Team, CJ Logistics

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Christy Davis

Executive Director of Lien Center of Social Innovation, Singapore Management University

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Johan Jaehyong Heo

CEO of Root Impact

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Euyhun Yi

CEO & Founder of JUMP

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Yonggeun Kim

Team Leader of Corporate Citizenship Office, POSCO

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Jieun Ryu

Social Enterprise Researcher

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Jungwha Han

Chairman of Asan Nanum Foundation / Distinguished Professor of Hanyang University

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Hyun Shin

Editor-in-Chief of SSIR Korea / Professor of Hanyang University

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Michael Gordon Voss

Publisher, Stanford Social Innovation Review

Before joining SSIR, Michael was vice president, associate publisher, business development & marketing for Scientific American, based in New York City, where he drove commercial marketing and brand strategy, strategic partnerships, sponsorships, and new product development. His career in digital and traditional media has spanned two decades and a wide array of titles and companies, including Newsweek, Meredith Corporation, and George magazine. Michael earned his bachelor of science in international politics and economics from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Keyword
#Social Innovation #Collective Impact

Jinah Hong

CEO of Villa Sunshine

Jinah Hong is the CEO of Villa Sunshine, a social venture that aims to provide a platform for millennial women to connect and acquire social capital, which in turn empowers them to imagine and build a more sustainable career. Villa Sunshine provides various programs which enables these millennial women to grow through interactions within the community. Before Jinah started the venture, she experimented having two different occupations, working for two companies at once. Based on this experience, she coined the concept of ‘N job-ler.’ She is now exploring the different ways in which an individual can work and fully become oneself in this rapidly changing world.
Keyword
#millennial women #community #career

Eric Nee

Editor-in-Chief, Stanford Social Innovation Review

Since 2006 Eric has served as editor-in-chief of Stanford Social Innovation Review(SSIR), which is published by the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at Stanford University. Eric has more than 35 years of experience in the publishing industry. Prior to Stanford, he was a senior writer for Fortune magazine. Before joining Fortune, Eric launched Forbes’s Silicon Valley bureau, where he was bureau manager. He lives in Palo Alto, Calif., with his wife Tekla, a senior editor at IEEE Spectrum magazine.
Keyword
#Collective Impact #Social Innovation

Sangmok Suh

President, Korea National Council on Social Welfare

Dr. Sang-Mok Suh received his Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University in 1974 and B.A. in economics and mathematics from Amherst College in 1969. His Ph. D. As an expert in both economy and social welfare, he worked for Ministry of Health and welfare’s Minister and KDI(The Korea Development Institute), World Bank. He want to solve community building, social innovation and collective impact will play a significant role. By expanding our fields with the economy sector and expanding relationships with government, Non Government organization, and Private corporate, then he want to say Collective impact.
Keyword
#Collective Impact #Economy #Social Welfare #Leadership

Soohyun Bae

Director, Yellowdog

Soohyun currently works at Yellowdog, an impact venture capital as an impact research director. Soohyun sets up the impact management process throughout investment process of Yellowdog while investing in mission-aligned start-ups. She is also in charge a CEO of Collective ground, an impact focused real-estate investment company. Previously, she was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company helping global companies set up and execute strategic initiatives.
Keyword
#impactinvesting #sustainability

Anna Kang

South Korea Manager / AVPN(Asian Venture Philanthropy Network)
Senior Consultant / MYSC(Merry Year Social Company)

Anna is a manager of South Korea Representative of AVPN, the largest network of high impact social investors that provide all types of resources to social purpose organizations(SPOs) across Asia. Her role is to connect social investors and SPOs to facilitate their collaboration. She is also a senior consultant at Merry Year Social Company (MYSC), a social venture accelerator and impact investing firm based in Seoul. She has been leading social enterprise accelerating programs in Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia and Cambodia. Also, she designed and implemented social innovation projects partnered with corporates and public organizations. She aims to contribute to maximizing social impact by empowering social entrepreneurs and mobilizing financial, human, and intellectual capital more effectively.
Keyword
#Collaboration #Connection #Socialinvestment #Internationaldevelopment #Socialentrepreneur

Sukkwon Na

Chairman of SK Center for Social Value Enhancement Studies (CSES)

Dr. Suk Kwon Na is the president of the Center for Social value Enhancement Studies (CSES), which promotes research and projects to enable all economic actors to pursue social value along with economic value. He worked at SK Research Institute as a Senior Research fellow from 2017 to 2019 and at Statistics Korea as a Director General of Statistics Policy Bureau from 2016 to 2017. Also, he successively filled various government posts such as a Director in the Ministry of Strategy and Finance since 1992 and as the Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund from 2007 to 2010. He is an international trade and economics expert, with a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Missouri, US.
Keyword
#social value #metrics #social impact initiative #double bottom line

Yoonmi Eom

Managing Director of C Program

Yoonmi is Managing Director of C Program, a Venture Philanthropy which supports innovative experiments and projects for children and the youth. Being funded by successful entrepreneurs, C Program supports endeavors to build creative spaces and contents for children, and experiments on the 21C learning. Last year, she co-authored a book “Future School” based on the experiences and insights from 5 years of investment in the field. Prior to joining C Program, Yoonmi had worked as a management consultant at McKinsey and Company and Egon Zehnder International. She currently sits on the Boards of non-profit organizations such as See Art Foundation, Root Impact and Kakao Impact.
Keyword
#Creativity #TheThirdSpace #WhoYouKnow

Sangman Han

Professor of Sungkyunkwan University

As a Professor at SKK Business School, Sungkyunkwan University, Professor Han’s research area covers digital marketing, social value strategy, and marketing strategies. He is currently serving as a president-elect of the Korean Academic Society of Business Administration, and as a president of the Korean Marketing Association. In addition, he has served as an advisor for leading companies such as Samsung Group, LG Display, SK Telecom, KT, and Kyobo Life Insurance. He has also served as a leading professor for research with the Ministry of Trade Industry and Energy, the Federation of Middle-Market Enterprises, CSES, and KIET.
Keyword
#Sustainability #Social Value #Digital Marketing

Sangmi Cho

Professor, Department of Social Welfare, School of Social Sciences / Interdisciplinary Program of Social Economy
Dean, School of Continuing Education / Center for Arts & Culture Education Ewha Womans University

Dr. Sangmi Cho is Professor at Department of Social Welfare/Social Economy at Ewha Womans University, where she teaches Understanding Social Economy, Cultural Diversity, Understanding Social Enterprise and Corporate Social Responsibility, and Leadership Management in Human Service Organizations. Dr. Cho’s work has resulted in many publications, and numerous presentations at national and international conferences on topics related to multicultural education and program, social enterprise and organizational effectiveness. She has been a consultant to a variety of organizations for diversity management, strategic management and organizational change.
Keyword #Collective Impact #Social Welfare #Social Economy #Social Responsibility # Citizenship and Community #Diversity and Inclusion #Organizational Effectiveness #Organizational Culture and Climate # Leadership and Governance

Kyungsun Chung

Chairman of HGI / CIO of Root Impact

Kyungsun Chung is the founder and chairman of HG Initiative (HGI), an Impact investment company in Korea. Established in 2014, HGI has been supporting social ventures and an impact ecosystem via impact investment and company building. He is also the founder and Chief Imagination Officer (CIO) of Root Impact, a non-profit organization that supports Changemakers and social entrepreneurs to further their mission. Since 2012, Root Impact has been providing a Changemaker-friendly environment such as co-working space (HeyGround), co-living house (D-Well), and learning opportunities (Impact Basecamp, Impact Career).
Keyword
#Impact Investment #Social Venture #Changemaker #Impact Ecosystem

Kwang Kim

Country Representative of the Asia Foundation’s office in Korea

Kwang W. Kim is a global expert in innovative business solutions to poverty. Previously, he was the regional lead for IFC (the private sector arm of the World Bank Group) in its Sustainable Business Advisory Services in Latin America & the Caribbean. He served in advisory roles to the governments of Panama and the UAE on economic diversification strategies. Also, he advised the public and private sectors on strengthening the competitiveness of the mining, tourism, and agribusiness sectors in Pakistan. He currently serves on the board of Conservatorio Urban Innovation and has adjunct faculty appointments with Georgetown University’s Landagger Program and with Hanyang University.
Keyword
#Sustainability #Impact Investment #Public-Private Partnership #Urban Innovation

Jaeho Choi

General Manager, Hyundai Motor Group

Jaeho is responsible for social contribution and stakeholder cooperation, fosters social entrepreneurs, and strives to revitalize the social economic ecosystem through cooperative projects with social ventures. He is expertise in the establishment and operation of the Group's CSR strategy and sustainability, CSR marketing communications, non-financial stakeholder communications, and the establishment and operation of the Corporate Foundation. In addition, he has shared and presented CSR strategies and practices of Hyundai Motor Group at national and international forums and conferences, including The New Business Model Conference (’18) in Europe, the AVPN Conference in Singapore(‘19-‘20) and the BCCCC Conference (‘19).
Keyword
#CSR #Sustainability #Communication #CorporateFoundation

Chulyong Lee

President of CAMP International

Rev.Lee has worked for ten years to establish a sustainable community by living together with the community members at a relocation site in the Philippines. As a founder of CAMP, It organized the community driven social enterprises in the field of livelihood, health and education, and now operates a market-based social enterprise that produces, processes, and distributes healthy food in rural areas of the philippines. He graduated from Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary and served as a pastor at Noryangjin Church.
Keyword
#Sustainability #Community #Social Economics #Innovation

Jinhee Bae​

Director of Microsoft Korea​

Corporate Social Responsibility professional who are executing the programmatic work for Microsoft Philanthropies initiatives in the APAC area, which includes the following countries: Singapore, Korea, New Zealand, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Cambodia. She works with her team across the region to leverage Microsoft’s strongest assets –technology, community investments, people and its voice – as a force for empowerment and inclusion. Her work spans across several areas, including underserved community engagement, technology for good, natural disaster and human crises response, NGO capacity building, and accessibility.
Keyword
#Partnership #CSR #AI4Good #Tech4Good

Jaemin Park

National Agricultural Cooperative Federation(Republic of Korea) Community contribution Dept, Deputy General Manager

He raised his expertise in local and field-oriented agriculture through a B.A. in Animal husbandry(Konkuk University) and an MIS degree(Sogang University). In particular, he was an expert in local agriculture and economy, and he built a career as a foreign exchange expert in the division of International Finance, and was very interested in global agricultural trade. Then he Knew to the importance of globalization in agriculture, he received MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management(2005). Especially, He have become interested in local Social Problem’ and would like to talk about the public-private partnership(Collective impact) to alleviate Social issues in Korea.
Keyword
#Agriculture #CSR #CooprativeFederation #Collective Impact

Handeuk Yoon

Deputy Head of Communication Team, CJ Logistics

CJ Logistics launched the CSV Solution Lab and has initiated the CSV model for delivery services including the Blue Delivery Service, which employs persons with disability, and Orange Delivery Service, which employs women with career interruptions (an enhanced version of the Senior Parcel Silver Delivery Service). In his earlier career, he has directed impact investment projects at the Korea Social Investment Foundation and started a public PR social venture called ‘SEEREAL COMPANY.’ He has also worked as an officer in charge of regional culture planning at the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; CSV officer at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy; cultural start-up planner at the Gyeonggi Content Agency, and changemaker of healthcare division, Ashoka foundation. In addition, as an expert advisor for the Institute for Global Social Responsibility at the Seoul National University(SNU), he has initiated the University Social Responsibility project and operated various public PR projects with youth. Currently, he is also actively working as a city culture columnist.
Keyword
#collective impact #sustainability #social impact #CSV #city culture columnist

Christy Davis

Executive Director Lien Centre for Social Innovation Singapore Management University

A champion for multi-sector sector engagement, she brings more than 25 years of experience across the private, public and social sectors to SMU. Christy made the jump from corporate to humanitarian work with UNDP immediately following the 2004 Asian tsunami as a private sector partnership advisor, building on previous regional positions in the public and private sectors. She holds two master’s degrees: Master of Tri- Sector Collaboration from Singapore Management University, and an Executive MBA from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. Originally from the US, she has made her home across four countries in Asia Pacific for 30 years.
Keyword
#Social Innovation #Collaboration #International Relations

Johan Jaehyong Heo

CEO, Root Impact / Chairperson at Impact Alliance

Johan co-founded Root Impact, and led business development and overall operation. He supported changemakers to grow sustainably by building up a changemaker community based on various spaces and programs. With the community, he led building an impact ecosystem in the form of a local cluster known as ‘Seongsu Social Venture Valley’. Besides, he has recently initiated Impact Alliance which aimed to create a better environment for impact-driven organizations in regards to public policies and employees’ welfare. Prior to Root Impact, he worked as management consultant at Bain&Company.
Keyword
#Changemaker #Sense of Purpose #Higher Education

Euyhun Yi

JUMP CEO & Founder

Euyhun is a founder and CEO at JUMP. He started his professional career as a journalist at KoreaTimes, US. He wrote award winning articles covering minorities such as immigrants' children, undocumented workers, war refuges and more. To change his career from witness to activist, he studied at Harvard Public Policy School and started JUMP with six classmates in 2011. JUMP is creating a society in which everyone can enjoy learning opportunities and can grow regardless of his/her social economic background. Each year, JUMP serves more than 1,000 college students and 4,000 teenagers all around Korea. From 2020, it started operations in Vietnam.
Keyword
#Fair Opportunity #community #education #Elitism

Derek(Yong Geun) Kim

Team Leader(Ph.D.), POSCO Corporate Citizenship Office

Derek is working for making the corporate citizenship strategy for POSCO group for 2 years. Previously he was a principal researcher in POSCO Research Institute from 2009. His research has focused on Corporate Citizenship, Leadership, HR Analytics, Sustainability, Volunteering and Entrepreneurship. And he worked as visiting scholar at Temple University during 2016-2017. Prior to joining POSCO Research Institute, he worked at IBM as HR Senior Consultant and CJ as HR Analyst.
Keyword
#Corporate Citizenship #Sustainability #Psychological Safety #HR #Leadership

Jieun Ryu

Social Enterprise Researcher (Ph.D.)

Dr. Jieun Ryu has been working in the social enterprise and social impact field as a researcher, educator and business advisor for more than 10 years. Previously, Jieun served as a Researcher in Social Innovation and Impact at the Institute for Social Innovation and Impact (ISII), University of Northampton, UK, where she managed social impact assessment projects. At the Institute, she also led the research project “Social Innovation in Higher Education in Asia” funded by the British Council. Between 2018 and 2020, Jieun was a Lecturer in Business Entrepreneurship at the University of Northampton. Before joining Northampton, she taught social entrepreneurship and enterprise related topics at different universities such as Warwick Business School, where she received her PhD in 2017. Prior to her PhD, Jieun served as the Deputy Director of the Entrepreneurship Center at Sookmyung Women’s University. Her work on social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, and sustainability has been published as journal articles, book chapters, and research reports.
Keyword
#Social Enterprise #Social Innovation #Social Impact #Higher Education

Jungwha Han

Chairman of Asan Nanum Foundation / Distinguished Professor of Hanyang University

Dr. Jung-wha Han is chairman of Asan Nanum Foundation, established by Hyundai Group for promotion of entrepreneurship, startups, and social innovation in Korean society. Also, he also serves as president of the Korea SME Policy Studies Association and chairman of KCERN, research and consulting institute of innovation policy. From March 2013 to January 2016, he worked as administrator of Small and Medium Business Administration of Korean government (now Ministry of SMEs and Startups) and implemented a number of policies for development of SMEs and promotion of startups in Korea. He worked as professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at the school of business of the Hanyang University Korea for the past 30 years and now in position of distinguished professor of the same school.
Keyword
#Entrepreneurship #Startup #Social innovation

Hyun Shin

Editor-in-Chief of SSIR Korea / Professor of Hanyang University

Hyun S. Shin is Professor of Marketing, Director of Social Innovation Lab, and Director of Impact Science Research Center at the School of Business, Hanyang University (Seoul, South Korea). He also serves as Ashoka U Change Leader, Director of Impact Science Research Center, and Editor of Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) Korean Edition at the university. His research has appeared in premier journals such as Management Science and Sustainable Development. Through his research and consulting projects, he has worked with global companies, such as Korea Telecom, LG, SK, and Hyundai; with Foundations, such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Asia Foundation, Asan Nanum Foundation, SK Happiness Foundation, T&C Foundation, Hyundai Motors CMK foundation, and D.K.Kim Foundation; with public institutions, such as Korea National Research Foundation (KNRF), Korea Social Enterprise Promotion Agency (KOSEA), Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), Korea Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH), and Korea National Council for Social Welfare (KNCSW); with NGO/NPOs, such as Ashoka Korea, Good Neighbors International, ASEAN-KOREA Center, and Mango Fund (in Uganda); and with social enterprises, such as Good Sharing (in Mongolia), Impact Finance Korea (IFK), TreePlanet, and MYSC. He also serves as a member of Board of Directors at Korea National Advisory Board for Impact Finance, Korea Academic Society for Business Administration, Korea Academy of International Business, and Korea Academy of Social Enterprise. In 2019, he has founded a social venture, Impact Research Lab, which aims to measure impact and provide impact consulting. He received B.B.A. and M.B.A. from Seoul National University (Seoul, South Korea), M.S. in Economics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois, USA), and Ph.D. in Management (Major: Marketing) from UCLA (California, USA).
Keyword
#Collective Impact #Sustainability #Impact Measurement & Management