Before joining Bain & Company as a consultant, Seungchul worked with international organizations in Korea, Fiji, and Myanmar and took charge of, among other things, new business launch and negotiations with government authorities. At Bain, he worked at Tokyo and Chicago offices, got sponsored for his MBA study at Kellogg School of Management, and did an externship with a venture capital in Uganda. He then left Bain and held key positions at Groupon, the KDDI group, and the Rakuten Group, where he led acquisition and PMI process of AIP Corporation, serving as Executive Vice President of the company.
He completed his undergraduate study at School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, received a M.A. degree in Public Policy from the University of Michigan, and did his MBA study at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Areas of specialty: launching of new businesses, international market development, organizational development
Industries of specialty: ICT, the public sector (non-profit organizations)