Hyung-Jin Kim is currently director in Smart Solution Biz Division responsible for seeking and exploring new business opportunities with LG’s partners. He has been on the front line of interacting with partners and used to spearhead building next generation services for the new connected devices (TV, Media, and IoT). In his role, he oversees all facets of LG Smart device platform including engineering, product managements, partnerships, operation, and monetization. Also, he managed partnership with Google’s new business initiatives and launched world’s first the Google TV, Google Box (tvG in LG U+) utilizing cultivated Android eco-system for various form factors & enhanced services with new technology of Google.
Prior to joining LGE, Hyung-Jin had been in the TV and online media industry for 10 years, and was one of the recognized a business leader in the industry. His main task was to deal negotiations and do business strategy development and made strong relationships with senior executive of major media and content rights holders, and online portals in Korea and APAC region and also led government relation initiatives to resolve major regulation issues.
Hyung-Jin is an active advocate of a free and open Internet environment. He holds MS degree in E-business technology from Carnegie Mellon University and BA degree in communication from California State University LA.