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Jae Kyu Lee, Ph.D.
▶ Distinguished Professor of School of Management, and Director, Bright Internet Research Center at Xi'an Jiaotong University, China (March 2019- Current)
▶ Professor Emeritus, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Sept 2016 – Life time honorary position)
▶ LEO Award 2020, Association for Information Systems
▶ HHI Chair Professor, and Professor of College of Business, KAIST (May 1985- August 2016)
▶ Fellow and President (2015-6) of Association for Information Systems
▶ Founder and Honorary Director , Bright Internet Research Center at KAIST
▶ Founding Chair, Bright Internet Global Summit, December 2017 at Seoul, and co-chair of BIGS2018 at San Francisco and BIGS2019 at Munich
▶ Conference Co-chair of International Conference on Information Systems 2017
▶ Conference Co-chair of Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems 2019
▶ Founding Chair and Steering Chair of International Conference on Electronic Commerce 2019
▶ Visiting Chair Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, (March 2018 – Feb 2019)
▶ Chair Professor, Yonsei University, School of Business (March 2017 -Feb 2018)
▶ Distinguished Visiting Professor, Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University (Sept 2016 – August 2017)
▶ Ph.D. in Information and Operations Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1985

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[Mailing Address]
College of Business
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun
Seoul, Korea (02455)

Jae Kyu Lee the Distinguished Professor of School of Management at Xi’an Jiaotong University and Professor Emeritus of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He has been professor of KAIST since 1985, and finished his tenure as HHI Chair Professor.
He is a fellow and was the President (2015-6) of Association for Information Systems, the global organization of 4,000 Information System researchers. He is the founder of Principles for the Bright Internet and founded Bright Internet Research Center at KAIST and Xi’an Jiaotong University. He also founded the Bright Internet Global Summit (BIGS) 2017 in Seoul, Korea and co-chaired BIGS2018 at San Francisco in the USA and BIGS2019 at Munich in Germany.

He was a Professor of Management Information Systems and Electronic Commerce at KAIST since 1985, Dean of the College of Business (2006-7). He was also appointed as Associate Dean of Faculty and Research, School of Information Systems at Singapore Management University (2005-6).

He received a B.A. in Industrial Engineering from Seoul National University (1973), a M.S. in Industrial Engineering from the KAIST (1975) and a Ph.D. in Operations and Information Systems from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1985). He was a visiting professor of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (2000), University of Texas at Austin (1995), Carnegie-Mellon University (1989, 2016), and City University of Hong Kong (2001).

He was the founding editor-in-chief of the journal, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (Elsevier, SSCI and SCIE Accredited), and was the founding chair of the International Conference on Electronic Commerce. He was a chair of key international conferences such as International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 1998, and ICEC 2000), Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (2001, 2006, 2019), and the 3rd World Congress on Experts Systems (1996), as well as many other international conferences.

He was the president of academic societies such as Korea Society of Management Information Systems and Korea Society of Intelligent Information Systems. He has served for the program committee of numerous international conferences in information systems and intelligent systems.

He authored four English books and seven Korean books with many editions in the area of Electronic Commerce, Information System, and Intelligent Systems, including Electronic Commerce: A Managerial Perspective (2018 Springer; and since 2000, Prentice Hall, co-authored with Efraim Turban), Artificial Intelligence in Finance and Investing (Irwin). He published many international journal papers in leading international journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Communications of ACM, Management Science, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Expert System with Applications, European Journal of Information Systems, and many others. He presented many keynote speeches and proceeding papers in major international conferences and workshops such as ICIS, PACIS, AMCIS, and ICEC.

He received best paper awards ten times from the major conferences such as the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (Internet and Digital Economy Track in 1997) and Korean national conferences of Management Information Systems, Intelligent Systems, and Management Science. He received the honorable award, Maekyung Economist Prize (2004), which is given to the best researcher in Economics and Management. He also received a national decoration from the Korea Government for his contribution to the development of the IT industry. KAIST has awarded him three times for Outstanding Academic Achievement (1998), International Academic Collaboration (2009), and Contribution for the Development of KAIST (1993).

His current research interest is the development and deployment of Bright Internet technologies, policies and global collaborations. His research evolved from the application of Artificial Intelligence for Managerial Decision Support (various applications such as stock investment, scheduling systems for complex manufacturing industries, and intelligent system for electronic commerce) to Bright Internet for preventive cybersecurity. He has conducted 45 granted projects on the topics of the Bright Internet, Green Business, eCommerce strategies for financial sectors, SCM and eProcurement Systems, case based project management systems, intelligent scheduling systems for ship building, power generation, and refinery.

Professor Lee Homepage 서울특별시 동대문구 회기로 85 [130-722]
College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology 85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun
(130-722) Seoul, Korea
Tel. +82-2-958-3612 / Fax. +82-2-958-3410 / e-mail.