Bachelor, Sogang University, Seoul, 1991. Master of Business Administration, University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
Professor Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, 1999—2000, Sogang University, Seoul, since 2001. Researcher Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea (South), 1991—1992.
Married Hyunsook Song, January 7, 1966. Children: Sarah, Kevin.