Professional Experience

The Chambers, Seoul, Korea (South) Owning Executive Manager & Head Roaster | 2013~

  • Consisted of different chambers (the Chamber 594, the Pinnacle Chamber, the Chamber 52, the Roasting Chamber)

Korea National Barista Championship, Korea National Coffee Roaster’s Cup, Korea National Brewer’s Cup | 2017~

  • Committee for Planning and Organizing
  • Committee for WCE Sanctioned National Competition Judge Workshop

Cupping Judge | 2017~

  • AFCA Expo at Uganda, FNC, Ecuador

Korea Coffe League, Seoul, Korea (South) – Chief Planning Officer | 2016~

  • Korea Barista Championship, Master of Cupping, Master of Brewing, Korea Team Barista Championship Events

Entrepreneurship & Management Research Lab., Wellesley, MA – Assistant Researcher |  2008-2009

  • Data Gathering and Handling on Business Residing in Korea

FEDERATION OF INTERNATIONAL ACTORS KOREA, Seoul, Korea (South) |1998-2006

Assistant Representative & International Operations Manager

  • Coordinating with Federation of International Actors and Korean Television Actors Association
  • 1st organization to hold an international conference in Asia on neighboring rights in 2001 – Chief Coordinator

Education

SPECIALTY COFFEE ASSOCIATION (SCA) |2016-Present

Authorized SCA Trainer, Coffee Skills Diploma

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF DESIGN, Cambridge, MA | 2011

Career Discovery Certificate, Global Management, Private Equity, June 2008.

BABSON COLLEGE, F.W. OLIN GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, Wellesley, MA | 2006-2008

Master of Business Administration degree, Global Management, Private Equity, May 2008.

BOSTON UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, Boston, MA | 1992-1998

Bachelor of Science degree in Computer & Systems Engineering, May 1998.

Additional Information

African Fine Coffees Association (AFCA Member Number : 253)

Speciality Coffee Association (SCA Member Number : 10476)

Barista (Professional), Roasting (Professional), Brewing (Professional), Green Coffee (Professional), Sensory (Professional)

Artisan – Roasting Profile Logging Program, Developer


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