Faculty Members


Chihmao Hsieh

Chihmao Hsieh is currently Research Professor of Entrepreneurship and Founding Director 1of the Center for Global Entrepreneurship at SUNY Korea.  He publishes and researches a wide variety of topics, ranging from the effects of training and education on self-employment, to the value of patented inventions, to the effect of cultural industry on modes of entrepreneurship.  His work has appeared (or is forthcoming) in Organization Science, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Small Business Economics, Scientometrics and others.  He has been invited to give academic talks at the Kauffman Foundation and at universities in eight countries.  He has served as a judge for the Innovate!100 global competition, and he regularly guest lectured entrepreneurship at both the Amsterdam Medical Centre and BioBusiness Summer School.  He provides consulting services to a variety of ventures and corporations (most recently at Allianz Korea).  Since 2014, he has given guest talks every summer for the KGEB Entrepreneurship Camp.

At SUNY Korea, Dr. Hsieh teaches business, management, and entrepreneurship courses.  At previous institutions, he taught entrepreneurship to undergraduates, MBA's, and for Executive Education, in addition to designing, executing, and coordinating entire entrepreneurship minors. His PhD is in Strategy from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, and he holds bachelor's and master's degrees in engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.




Kyung Kyu Kim

Kyung Kyu Kim is a Leading Professor in Business Management at SUNY Korea. Dr. Kim ear1ned the BA degree in Business Administration from Seoul National University, and both MBA and PhD degrees in Business Administration from the University of Utah.

He has held academic appointments at Yonsei University (18 years, 2 years as a Dean), University of Southern California (5 years), Pennsylvania State University (4 years), University of Cincinnati (4 years), and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore (1 semester). He has published over 50 academic research papers, for example, in MIS Quarterly, Accounting Review, Journal of MIS, JAIS, European Journal of Information Systems, Information & Management, Decision Sciences, Omega, Journal of Business Research, etc. Dr. Kim has consulted many business organizations in various industries encompassing logistics, manufacturing, banking and finance, and food production. These companies include Korean Airlines, Hanjin Shipping, LG Otis Elevator, LG Cards, LG CNS, Nong Shim Food, Samsung Data Systems, Hansol Papers, Shinhan Bank, Dong Yang Securities, etc. He has taught various courses including Digital Transformation in the Global Enterprise, Digital Business Strategy, Big Data and Business Analytics Management, Information Management in Supply Chain, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Digital Business Research Seminar, and Knowledge Management Seminar.




Sungjoon Nam

Sungjoon Nam is an assistant professor at State University of New York (SUNY), Korea. He has1 served as an assistant professor at Rutgers Business School, the State University of New Jersey in the United States, and as a visiting assistant professor at the City
University of Hong Kong. Also, he is the founder of Number Analytics, a cloud-based statistical software which provides online marketing analytics for marketing professionals and business schools. His research areas include Direct Salesforce Resource Allocation,
New Product Diffusion, Customer Relationship Management, Omni Channel Retailing, Impulse Buying Behavior and Service Quality. His research has published in Marketing Science and Industrial Marketing Management and was introduced at the MIT Sloan Management Review.

He teaches Principles of Marketing and Marketing Research at SUNY Korea and has taught Customer Relationship Management, New Product Planning and Retail Management in the previous schools. Dr. Nam earned his Ph.D. in Marketing and M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 2010 and holds bachelor degrees in electrical engineering and economics from Seoul National University
in Korea.