Managing Director/NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan
James Makoto Takagi, a 3rdgeneration Japanese Canadian, is a 1981 graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Commercial Law. He is a qualified Canadian Chartered Accountant and worked at Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) and Ernst & Young in Canada, Hong Kong and Japan as an auditor. James is an established senior business executive with extensive success leading finance, sales, operations, supply chain and planning organizations. He is particularly strong at building vision & strategy, developing people, transforming corporate culture, building teams and working with global senior management to set strategic and financial direction for the business.
In 1989, he joined Phillip Morris Japan KK (PMJ), where he was part of the team that led PMJ business growth and corporate organization from 40 people to over 1,800 people, making it the second largest cigarette company in Japan. James worked for approximately 20 years at PMJ. His major achievements were the acquisition and merger of 2 sales promotion companies into PMJ; the restructuring of the Japan business to address a transfer pricing issue and the Marlboro brand take back from Japan Tobacco.
In 2007, he left Philip Morris build a start-up called The Izanami Initiative, where he was a Managing Partner & CFO/COO for the platform infrastructure, buying, developing and selling golf courses.
In 2011, after winding up The Izanami Initiative, he joined NBCUniversal Entertainment Japanas the Managing Director.
NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan handles all NBCUniversal content as well as all Paramount content in Japan and has a large business in locally acquired content in Japanese Anime and Korean content. NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan is the largest distributor of Korean content in Japan and the fourth largest distributor in Japanese Anime.
|Kim, Tae yong|
Vice president/Samsung Mobile
2002 University of Southern California - Computer Science MS/Ph.D
1995 Seoul National University – Computer Engineering
2015 Group leader of Graphic R&D / Mobile graphics,Game, Virtual reality, etc
2012~2015 Director of NVIDIA Korea / Director of “Gaming tech development”
2010~2012 GPU tech engineer of NVIDIA U.S
High performance Computing, GPU Parallel programming, Game middleware
2003~2010 Principal engineer of Rhythm and Hues Studios
Leading tech of Movie special Effect
(“Life of Pi”, “Godel Compass”, “Chronicles of Narnia” and over 80 movies.)
2010 Technical committee member of Academy’s SciTech award
1982~1989 Kwangwoon University, BA in Electronics Engineering
1998~2000 KAIST-ICU, MA in Electronic Engineering
1989~1997 DACOM, Network Construction Division
1997~2007 Hanaro Telecom, New Business Development Div//Marketing Div
2007~2012 CJ HelloVision, CSO/Head of TVing Buisness Unit
2013~ Present CJ 4Dplex/CEO, CJ CGV/Head of Next CGV Business Div.
|Lee, In ho|
1992~1996 Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
PhD in Information and Computer Science
1989~1991 Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea
MA in Mechanical and Precision Engineering
1985~1989 Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea
BA in Mechanical and Precision Engineering
2006~Present CEO Macrograph Inc.
1996~2006 ETRI, Daejeon, Korea
Principal Member of Research Staff
Manager of Digital Actor Research Team
Manager of Computer Graphics Research Team
Manager of Virtual Reality Research Team
|Kang, In Cheol|
1989. 02 Graduated from Whimoon High School.
1993. 03 Graduated from Seoul National University of Science & Technology.
1995. 04 Assistant Manager of Dain Tech
1996. 03 Assistant Manager of Shincine Commucation
1997. 05 CEO of Digital Art Research Center
1998. 02 Art Design Team Head of NHK, the broadcasting company in Japan
1999. 05 CEO of Film Art Motion
2001. 09 Producer of Yonsei Digital Hollywood
2002. 03 CEO of Natural Effect Image Company
2004. 03 Karaoke Composite Machine, SKYDOK, Development
2010 Technology Director of Zenex Wave
2011 Technology Director of UBI Information System
CEO of HOLOTIVE Global, CEO of HOLOTIVE SINGAPORE PTE. LTD.
Director of HOLOTIVE China Co., Ltd., Director of HOLOTIVE Japan Co., Ltd.
|Kim, Jin Kyu|
Head/Culture Technology Division, KOCCA
1985 Department of Electronic Engineering, Korea Aerospace University
2005 Graduate School of Business Administration (MBA), Ajou University
2013 Ph.D degree at Department of Cultural Contents, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
1984~2000 Samsung Electronics / Chief of Corporate Secretary’s Office
2000~2011 Venture Business / CEO
2001~ Korea Creative Content Agency (Head of headquarters for Industrial Promotion/Strategic Content/ Game•Next-Generation Content & Director of Industry Policy Office/ CT Development Office)
2016. 5~Present Korea Creative Content Agency / Director of Promotion Agency of Culture Technology
|Kang, O ki|
Executive Vice President for Tourism Industry/Korea Tourism Organization
1981∼1985 Yonsei University, Korea
1978～1981 Bachelor of Arts in German Language & Literature
2012~2014 Los Angeles Office
2010~2012 Public Relations Department
2007~2010 Tourism Investment Department
2004~2007 Toronto Office
2000~2004 Publication Department
1999~2000 Marketing Planning Department
1996~1999 London Office
1993~1996 Asia & Pacific Department
1988~1993 Overseas Promotion Department
|Suh, Byung Moon|
Head/Future Content Forum
1967 Graduated from Gyeongnam High School
1974 Graduated from Pusan National University with a diploma in engineering
1998 Finished the Communications Policy course of Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University
2007 Earned a Master’s degree from the International Graduate School of Business Administration, Hongik University
1973~1983 Senior Researcher of Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)
1983~1994 Manager and Director of Samsung C &T Corporation(Business Development Manager)
1994~1996 Director of Corporate Secretary’s office at Samsung Group (Manager of Information and Communications Team)
1996~2001 Executive Manager and Vice President of Samsung Electronics (Head of Media Contents Center)
2001~2007 Invited to the inauguration of 2nd President of Korea Creative Content Agency
2007~2014 Professor of the Department of Multimedia Engineering, Dankook University (Retired)
2008~2016 President of Gyeonggi Content Agency
|Whangbo, Taeg keun|
Dean/Graduate School, Game in Gachon Univ
1983 Bachelor, Korea University
1988 Master of Computer Scicence. City Univ. of New York,
1995 Ph&D. Stevens Inst. of Technology
1988~1992 Researcher, Q-Systems
1995~1997 Senior Researcher, Samsung Electronics
1997~Present Professor, Gachon Univ.
2005~2007 Dean of Computer Center in Gachon Univ.
2006~2009 President of Korea Culture Technology Association
2013~2014 Vice President of Korea Information Processing Society
2010~2012 R&D Program Director of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
2012~2013 Dean of Research affairs in Gachon Univ.
2014~Present Dean of IT college in Gachon Univ.
2016~Present Dean of Graduate School of Game in Gachon Univ.
|Choi, Bo Keun|
Head, Content Policy Bureau/Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
Seoul National University, Baghelor's degree of Sociology
University of Surrey(Graduate School), UK
Passed the 38th Public Administration Examination
Served as Manager of Cultural Industry Policy Division,
Head, Cultural Infrastructure Policy Bureau, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
|Choi, Young Ho|
Professor/Department of Cultural Content, Yong In University
1983~1987 YonseiI Graduate School Ph.D
1981~1983 YonseiI Graduate School Master
1974~1980 Yonsei University Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
2011~Present Professor, Department of Cultural Content, Yong In University
2009~2011 Executive Vice President , Korea Creative Content Agency(KOCCA)
2008~2009 Executive Vice President, Korean Broadcasting Institute
2001~2007 Vice President, Korea Culture Content Agency
1996~2001 Managing Director, DACOM
1987~1996 General Manager, New Media Business Team, Samsung Electronics CO., LTD.
|Yoo, In oh|
Master of Science degree in Information Processing at Sungkyunkwan University
Doctor of Engineering degree in Digital Media at Catholic University(ABD)
Ideation Projects with Samsung, LG, Hyundai
R&D advisory of 'Ministry of Science, ICT and Future planning’
R&D advisory of 'Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism’
R&D advisory of 'Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy’
Jury member of Samsung Design Competitive Evaluation
Lectures at Seoul University, KAIST, Yonsei University, Korea University, Sogang University
Lectures at Samsung Advanced Technology Training Institute