Joowan has been engaged in global management consulting firms and global-leading corporates for 25 years by leading corporatewide transformations in performance and organization. Prior to joining AlixPartners, he was a senior executive at Samsung Electronics, leading global mobile strategy development and new business development. He was also a global partner at McKinsey & Company, counseling Asian technology, media, and telecommunications clients and South Korean conglomerates in technology, strategy, marketing, and operations, and he supported global and local private-equity firms. Especially, he developed a national vision and strategy for disruptive technologies and the fourth industrial revolution for the South Korean government.
Joowan has an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. He authored a public report about how to revitalize South Korea’s start-ups, and the report has been quoted frequently by most of South Korea’s prestigious newspapers and industry leaders.