Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Korea.
Dr Yanghee Choi has been Korean Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning since 2014. He was previously Chairman of Samsung Science & Technology Foundation and Member of the President’s Council on Informatization Strategies as well as member of the Office of Strategic R&D Planning of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy. He was also previously External Director of POSCO ICT.
Other roles include Technology Advisor to and member of the Korea Communications Commission; President of the Advanced Institutes of Convergence Technology; first Dean of the Graduate School of Convergence Science & Technology and President of the Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers. He obtained his PhD in Engineering and Computer Science from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (ENST), and holds degrees in electronics engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Seoul National University.