Review – Speakers 2017

Kang Chang-Bong
Kang Chang-Bong

Senior Director

KIAST

As a Senior Director & Researcher at KIAST (Korea Institute of Avations Safety Technology), Kang Chang-Bong is in charge of Setting & Supporting the Rules & Regulations for UAV (Drones). He is also Chief Researcher & Director for UTM (UAV Traffic Management) which is safety standard for low altitude Traffic Management. 

Kang Chang-Bong is speaker of the following session:

Kim Dae-Won
Kim Dae-Won

Ph.D

KAKAO Corp

Kim Dae-Won(Ph.D) is the first person who get Ph.D in Robot Journalism in Korea. He also has MBA, Ph.D in Communication. He was a journalist of Maeil Business News Korea. Currently working for KAKAO Corp. as for AI experts.

Kim Dae-Won is speaker of the following session:

Bryan Dow
Bryan Dow

Managing Director, Investment Banking

Bryan is a Managing Director at Mooreland Partners in the Silicon Valley office. Bryan joined Mooreland in 2013 and has over thirteen years of experience advising technology companies on strategic and financial transactions, completing over 50 transactions in his career. At Mooreland, Bryan is responsible for origination, transaction execution, relationship management and business development in the industrial technologies, electronics and clean energy sectors, including leading the firm’s 3D printing efforts. Prior to Mooreland, Bryan was a Director and Head of the Clean Energy and Industrial Technology Investment Banking Group at ThinkEquity, where he focused broadly on the clean energy and industrial technology sectors, including advanced manufacturing, lighting and efficiency, energy storage and alternative transportation, emerging environmental technologies, capital equipment, and alternative energy generation. Previously, Bryan was also a member of the Technology Investment Banking Group at Needham & Company. Bryan holds a B.S. in Finance and Management Information Systems from the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University.

Bryan Dow is speaker of the following session:

Aaron Greenwald
Aaron Greenwald

Co-Founder/President

Aaron Greenwald is President and Co-Founder of the Unmanned Safety Institute, based in Denver, Colorado, USA. Aaron serves as chief executive at the Unmanned Safety Institute, designing & executing the company’s growth strategy in conjunction with the leadership team and in consultation with the Board of Directors. Aaron graduated from the University of Maryland in 2008 and attended Johns Hopkins University for his graduate degree.

Founded in 2014, the Unmanned Safety Institute is a professional flight safety organization for individuals, organizations, and enterprises focused on integrating and operating UAS safely for civil or commercial purposes. The Unmanned Safety Institute provides UAS flight safety standards and training through the adoption and modification of time-honored aviation safety and training practices. The Unmanned Safety Institute's remote pilot certifications are recognized and endorsed by many leading aviation safety partners around the world, including major insurance providers, including London-based Global Aerospace, which selected USI as its official and exclusive UAS training provider under its SM4 Safety Initiative. ARGUS International, Inc., acquired the Unmanned Safety Institute in 2016. 

Maira Groot Kormelink
Maira Groot Kormelink

Executive Director Asia

Clear Flight Solutions

Joined the team in September 2015, improving business development in Asia.
Responsibilities: market entry South Korea, K-Startup Grand Challenge participation,
Winning top 20 position K-Startup Challenge, Establishing Korean branch office, Networking/leads/obtaining projects in Asia.

Maira Groot Kormelink is speaker of the following session:

Seo Il-Soo
Seo Il-Soo

Commander

ROK ARMY

Seo Il-Soo is commander of ROK ARMY. He is Chief technology officer of  Drone & UAV train Center at ROK ARMY. 

Seo Il-Soo is speaker of the following session:

Park Jong-Gun
Park Jong-Gun

CEO

Park Jong-Gun graduate Soongsil Univ. and he got bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineer & Telecommunication. He was working for SAMSUNG SDS as a Researcher at 2008. He researched and develeped 'Daily Vehicle System based on RFID', 'Distribution Tracing System based on RFID', 'BigData Visualizing', 'Analyzing user's application attitute pattern system' etc. He was selected for Top 10 Reseacher at Samsung Group. Currently, He is CEO of Circulus, and develope CLOUD Server & intelligent IoT Plattform.

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Cha Jung-Hoon
Cha Jung-Hoon

Senior Sales Manager

Senior Saels Manager for Autonomous Vehicle and machines in NVIDIA Corporation.

TECHNICAL SALES ENGINEER for NVIDIA TEGRA PLATFORM.

Account Sales Manager in CORELOGIC Inc.

Seminconductor Packaging and Reliability Eng'r in AMKOR WW.

Cha Jung-Hoon is speaker of the following session:

Mingu Kang
Mingu Kang

CEO and Co-Founder

Mingu Kang is the CEO and Co-Founder of ARIS Technology, a US-based company that offers fully automated robotic inspection systems using 3D scanning technology. Outside of ARIS, he is passionate about growth investing, where he has led angel investments for early-stage manufacturing technologies or principal investments for middle market companies. Prior to ARIS, he was a strategy consultant at Avondale Strategic Partners, driving Avondale to be named Inc.’s “fastest growing strategic advisory firm” in ’11 & ’12. Back in 2012, he was looking for opportunities to deploy enterprise software and data analytics in manufacturing, leading him to founding ARIS.

Homayoon Kazerooni
Homayoon Kazerooni

Founder

suitX

Dr. Homayoon Kazerooni is the founder of suitX, the Berkeley, California-based robotics company which designs and manufactures medical and industrial exoskeletons. Dr. Kazerooni is also a UC Berkeley professor of Mechanical Engineering and director of the Berkeley Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory. suitX was founded in 2013 and earlier this year was awarded the $1M top prize in the UAE Robotics for Good competition for its proposed pediatric exoskeleton for children with neurologic disorders. Dr. Kazerooni is a leading expert in robotics, control sciences, exoskeletons, human-machine systems and augmentation, bioengineering, mechatronics design, intelligent assist devices, and power and propulsion. With more than 30 years’ of mechanical engineering experience, he holds more than 50 patents and earned his Ph.D. from MIT. Dr. Kazerooni also founded the exoskeleton company Ekso Bionics in 2005 and led the development of numerous other exoskeleton projects, including HULC which is used for military applications.

Homayoon Kazerooni is speaker of the following session:

Park Ki-Sun
Park Ki-Sun

CEO

Park Ki-Sun graduated Korea Univ and got bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering. He has had various field of experience  such as construction re-modeling, Control measurement etc. Before joining MetaRobotics, He worked for NEXON and was in charge of Server/Client/Database Project Manager. He is co-founder of MetaRobotics. He developed MetaRobotics' first commercial Drones which is for Agriculture industry. 

Park Ki-Sun is speaker of the following session:

Seo Kwang-Mo
Seo Kwang-Mo

CEO

EMTC

Seo Kwang-Mo has dedicated himself more than 10 years on EV industry. He has experience in developing various electric vehicle such as FSEV(Full Speed Electric Vehicle), NEV(Neighborhood Electric Vehicle), OLEV(Online Electric Vehicle), e-Mobility, Micro-Mobility Monorail Electric Car. Currently CEO of EMTC, he is in charge of Auto Transmission Module Business and e-Mobility Assembly Business

Seo Kwang-Mo is speaker of the following session:

Kim Kyoung-Geun
Kim Kyoung-Geun

CEO

Kim Kyoung-Geun graduated Korea Univ. and got bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering. He was CEO of MicroRobot. Currently, He is CEO of Hanho Tech. Hanho Tech invent robotic mobile vehicle which name is 'GILBOT'. 'GILBOT' is made of purely Korean Technologies. Hanho Tech also develope 'Disaster Prevention Robot' which name is 'VIRUS GUARD' can prevent infection of Avian Influenza(AI), Foot and Mouse Disease.

Kim Kyoung-Geun is speaker of the following session:

Kim Min-Chan
Kim Min-Chan

Kim Min-Chan is speaker of the following session:

Mohammed Nasir
Mohammed Nasir

CEO & Founder

Drones For Humanity

Mohammed Nasir is a rising sophomore at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as the 18-year-old founder of Drones For Humanity, a social venture for using heavy lifting drones for humanitarian aid delivery. He has garnered around $35,000 in grant funding from MIT in addition to venture capital funding to commit to his startup idea. He has been a finalist for numerous awards including the Not Impossible award, and even the Thiel Fellowship. Mohammed is soon to be the named inventor on four patents.

Paul Oh
Paul Oh

Professor

University of Nevada

Prof. Paul Oh joined the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) as the Lincy Professor of Unmanned Aerial Systems in 2014.  Prior, he was in Drexel University's Mechanical Engineering Department from 2000-2014 where he founded and directed the Drexel Autonomous Systems Lab.  He received mechanical engineering degrees from McGill (B. Eng 1989), Seoul National (M. Sc. 1992), and Columbia (PhD 1999) universities.  He is a Fellow of NASA (2002), Naval Research Lab (2003), Boeing (2006) and ASME (2012).  He received research (2004 NSF CAREER) and teaching (2005 SAE Ralph Teetor Award for Engineering Education Excellence) awards and authored over 100 publications.  From 2008-2010, he served as an NSF Program Director managing the robotics research portfolio.  From 2012-2015 he led Team DRC-Hubo for the DARPA Robotics Challenge.

Paul Oh is speaker of the following session:

Jang Sae-Young
Jang Sae-Young

CEO

Jang Sae-Young graduated Seoul Univ. and got bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering. He was CEO of PAGEON, also working for SK C&C, and CTO of FINGER Inc. Currently CEO of MoneyBrain, He provides different Chat-bot service. He leads the research & development for Chat-bot algorithm which is able to answer with the 'Real Action'.

Jang Sae-Young is speaker of the following session:

Kim Seok-Goo
Kim Seok-Goo

CEO

Sukgu Kim is the CEO of Geospatial Information co,. Ltd based in Gwangju City, Korea. He founded the company in 2000. His effort in making precise 3D imagery map for the past 6 years using drone made possible to expand its use in various field such as mining, road design, cadastral survey, river, building 3D mapping and etc. He has just completed the development of manufacturing drone and contributed in widening up domestic drone business in Korea, His keen study and research on “UAV base Remote Sensing Technique study for major farm field corps” was selected for National Planing Project by Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs. This study focused on monitoring the status of the plant by merging two technology of drone and remote sensing technique. His business expansion is giving opportunity to implement the study in agricultural area. He holds PhD in Cadastral Science in Mokpo University. He was acknowledged for his contribution in Drone application mapping and sensing area and received presidential citation at Smart Geospatial Expo in 2015.

Kim Seok-Goo is speaker of the following session:

Yoon Seok-Hoon
Yoon Seok-Hoon

CEO

Yoon Suck-Hoon is CEO of Omorobot. He founded Omorobot as for Mobil Robotic Company at 2015. After that Omorobt developed OAGV & OMO. Omorobot provides robotic technologies to people for better life and convenience.

Yoon Seok-Hoon is speaker of the following session:

Kim Seung-Soo
Kim Seung-Soo

Mayor

As a JeonJu City Mayor, Mr Kim Seung-Soo create a Drone Soccer to promoting and developing a Drone Market & Industry. 

Baik Seung-Tae
Baik Seung-Tae

CEO

Blusignal

As a former LG Industrial System researcher, he founded a software company called Winosoft himself and experienced various solution business in North America. After returning to Korea, he worked as the general controller of Samsung Smart TV and cloud system developments. Prior to founding BlueSignal, he was the senior director of BeyondSoft and was responsible for the company’s global business across the Asia Pacific and North America. He is a global IT professional who has various business experiences over 20 years. BlueSignal’s artificial intelligence-based traffic prediction will be one of the essential technologies until the global transportation system gets into the days of complete autonomous environment. Particularly, as such prediction technology interacts with the traffic signal system and automobiles, it is evaluated to be highly effective in improving the prediction accuracy and traffic flow. BlueSignal is currently carrying out the collaborative tests with several leading automobile manufacturers for implementing the State-of-Art traffic prediction system.

Baik Seung-Tae is speaker of the following session:

Choi Sun-Hee
Choi Sun-Hee

VP

Before joining Geulbangen, Choi Sun-Hee founded Academic company which name is 'Creative Spring'. And She also founded 'Into Think' which is educational company based on On-Line contents. She has dedicated herself more than 20 years on writing education industry, she got 3 patents related with 'On-Line evaluating writing ststem'. And She also find that someone's wiriting shows his/her psychology she called it 'Writing Profiling'. Currently, as of Vice President of Geulbangen, She developed AI technology which is able to profile & analys the human's psychology situation based on his/her wiriting.

Choi Sun-Hee is speaker of the following session:

Kang Sun-Woo
Kang Sun-Woo

Director of R&D division

TWOMI

Kang Sun-Woo Joind TWOMI at 2014. He is Director of R&D division at TWOMI Research Center. He developed the 'Rapid Re-Charging System for Drones'

Kang Sun-Woo is speaker of the following session:

Spencer Yang
Spencer Yang

CEO

KeyReply

Spencer Yang is the CEO of KeyReply– an AI chatbot platform for enterprise and government. The company’s product helps drive AI solution adoption with clients like Government of Singapore, SGAG, Ninjavan and companies in pharma, financial services, brands and e-commerce. The company is backed by top accelerators in the USA – AngelPad, Plug and Play and Blue Startups. Before starting the company with his co-founders, Spencer headed the Optimizations team at Twitter APAC. In his free time, he enjoys games of volleyball, ultimate frisbee and poker.

Spencer Yang is speaker of the following session:

Ki Yeon-Ah
Ki Yeon-Ah

Chief Contents Official

Ki Yeon-Ah got a bachelor's degree in Computer at Dong-Duk Univ. and master's degree in Electronic Engineering at Gwang-Woon Univ. Before Joining Circlus, She was in charge of developing Broadcom SDK porting and Network Software at TELLIAN. As a chief Contents Official(CCO) at Circulus at this moment, she developes robotic educaion contents and also in charge of planning scenario for Robotic movement and system.

Ki Yeon-Ah is speaker of the following session:

Mark Yong
Mark Yong

CEO and Co-founder

Mark Yong is CEO and co-founder at Garuda Robotics, a leading developer of enterprise drone and data solutions for the agriculture, infrastructure and security sectors. He has 20 years of experience designing and building robotics systems in domains ranging from urban search and rescue to STEM education. He was previously an award-winning lecturer in the School of Computer Engineering at Nanyang Technological University. Mark was trained in computer engineering, computer science and economics at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Michigan.

Choi Young-Kyoung
Choi Young-Kyoung

CEO

Dawoon, founded in 1996, specializes in providing automatic process on Agriculture Industry. The CEO of Dawoon, Mr. Choi, has dedicated himself in developing AG Robotics for a long time. NURSING ROBOT for Calves, Feeding Robot based with AGV and etc is his represented robotic products.

Choi Young-Kyoung is speaker of the following session:

Kim Young-Wook
Kim Young-Wook

Senior Director

Microsoft

Kim Young-Wook is Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. He has had a lots of conference session related with new technologies and industries based on his numorous experience with various projects which he involved. Currently, as a Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft DX division, he is in charge of New Technologies such as Chat-bot, VR etc.

Kim Young-Wook is speaker of the following session:

Harshwardhan Zala
Harshwardhan Zala

Founder & CEO

Aerobotics7

Harshwardhan Zala is 14 Years Old, Smart Drone Developer, Robotics Developer, Entrepreneur, Tinkerer, Programmer, Designer, Mentor and Basically a 10th Grade Student. He is Founder & CEO of Aerobotics7. Aerobotics7 is Start-up of New Technologies like Robotics & Drones, which Founded and Managed by him. 

Harshwardhan Zala is speaker of the following sessions: