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Expert in Electronic Chemicals Industry, Semiconductor Manufacturing, Dental Implant Industry

Expert ID: 734785 Texas, USA

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Korean-native educated in both Korea and the U.S., fluent in English and Japanese.
Expertise in Semiconductor fabrication process and materials with strong background in Chemistry and Materials Science. Comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of fab operation process, decision making process of device makers' supplier selection for equipment and materials. Major device makers covered include Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix, Intel, TSMC, Toshiba, GlobalFoundries, SMIC. Expertise in Photolithography from i-Line, KrF, ArF, Immersion ArF to multi-patterning and EUV technology. Successful track records of delivering innovative leading edge process capability and demonstrated collaboration with cross-functional/cross-company teams. Excellent business management/communication skill developed through managing the multi-national business organizations with diverse functions. Expertise includes dental implants, chemicals for display, Li-ion batteries and semiconductor manufacturing. Can share insight and expertise regarding semiconductor manufacturing industry landscape in China, as well as Korea and Japan. Also, covers engineering plastics, petroleum value chain. Special interest and knowledge in MMA/PMMA technology/market/industry.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Dallas, Texas - Fort Worth, Texas - Arlington, Texas - Plano, Texas - Garland, Texas - Irving, Texas - Grand Prairie, Texas - Mesquite, Texas - Waco, Texas - Carrollton, Texas

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1999 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Polymer Chemistry Institution: The University of Akron
Year: 1990 Degree: B. S. Subject: Chemical Technology Institution: Seoul National University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2016 to 2018 Employer: OSSTEM IMPLANT Title: CSO Department: Strategy Office Responsibilities: Company's mid - & long-term growth strategy M&A, Global expansion & oversea market penetration strategy
Years: 2014 to 2016 Employer: Hanwha Chemical Title: Managing Director Department: Strategy Office Responsibilities: New business development to diversify the company's business portfolio BTX (C6 to C8, benzene, toluene, xylene) derivatives-based functional chemicals business development. Heavily involved in M&A activities targeting specialty chemicals companies
Years: 2013 to 2014 Employer: Sumitomo Chemical Electronic Materials, USA Title: VP Department: Marketing Responsibilities: Overseeing marketing/business issues of Sumitomo Chemical's semiconductor-related products in the U.S.
Implementing growth strategies for Sumitomo Chemical's IT-sector.
New business development for the Sumitomo Chemical's future global growth
Years: 2001 to 2013 Employer: Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. Title: General Manager Department: Electronic Materials Division Responsibilities: Responsible for 120M USD photoresist business
Overseeing sales, manufacturing, R&D and QC departments.
Revisit analog and power semiconductor customers for future business potential
Responsible for global customer support/sales group
Technical/sales support for all the global accounts and managing local sales force.
Development of new products for next generation lithography process.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2001 to 2013 Country / Region: Japan/Osaka/Tokyo Summary: General Manager of Sumitomo Chemical
Years: 2014 to 2018 Country / Region: South Korea/Seoul Summary: Hanawha Chemical/Osstem Implant

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Korean Native
English Fluent
Japanese Fluent
Mandarin Basic

Fields of Expertise

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