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James Won-Ki Hong

James Won-Ki Hong
Born (1959-09-28) September 28, 1959
Fields ICT Convergence
Institutions kt AIT/ Division of IT Convergence Engineering, POSTECH

James Won-Ki Hong is Senior Executive Vice President and CTO of kt Corporation[1] overseeing R&D activities and leading kt Advanced Institute of Technology (AIT). Prior to joining KT, he was a Professor and Head of the Division of IT Convergence Engineering[2] at POSTECH.[3] He received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Waterloo in 1991. His research interests include network management, network monitoring and network analysis, ICT convergence, ubiquitous computing, and smartphonomics. He has served as Chair (2005–2009) of the IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc), Committee on Network Operations and Management (CNOM).[4] He has also served IEEE ComSoc Director of Online Content (2004–2005, 2010–2011).[5] He is Editor‐in‐Chief of International Journal on Network Management (IJNM)[6] and of ComSoc Technology News.[7] He is the Chair of Steering Committee of IEEE/IFIP NOMS[8]IM (International Symposium on Integrated Network Management)[9] and Steering Committee member of APNOMS. He was General Chair of APNOMS 2006,[10] and General Co-Chair of APNOMS 2008[11] and APNOMS 2011.[12] He was General Co-Chair of IEEE/IFIPS NOMS 2010.[13] He is an editorial board member of IEEE TNSM (Transactions on Network and Service Management),[14] JNSM (Journal of Network and Systems Management)[15] and JCN (Journal of Communications and Networks).[16]


  • Education 1
  • Recent events and activities 2
  • Professional activities 3
  • Professional experience 4
  • Selected publications 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


Recent events and activities

  • 5–6 December 2013 : Held kt R&D roadshow 2013
  • 18–20 November 2013 : CTO Group Meeting at ITU Telecom World 2013, Bankok Thailand Pictures
  • 24 October 2013 : Presented an invited talk at School of EE, Korea University
  • 14 October 2013 : Presented a VIP Session speech at International Presidential Forum for Global Research Universities
  • 10 October 2013 : Presented an invited talk at Dept. of CSE, SNU
  • 26 September 2013 : Presented a Keynote speech at APNOMS 2013, Hiroshima, Japan, Pictures
  • 24 September 2013 : Presented an invited talk at School of EE, Yonsei University
  • 11 September 2013 : Presented an invited talk at Dept. of ECE, SNU
  • 3 June 2013 : CTO Executive Meeting with NTT at Tokyo, Japan
  • 20 May 2013 : Received the Dan Stokesberry Award at IM 2013 in Ghent, Belgium, Video
  • 16–24 May 2013 : Presented invited talks at Princeton Univ., MIT & Univ. of Toronto
  • 31 Jan 2013: Executive meeting with Orange France pictures.
  • 24 Jan 2013: Presented a Keynote speech at HSN 2013, Busan, Korea, [1].
  • 17–19 December 2012: Visited SDN related companies and organizations in Silicon Valley
  • 14 December 2012: Presented a Keynote speech at KOCSEA 2012, Atlanta, GA, USA pictures
  • From March 2012 – Present: Hosting a series of Distinguished Seminars at kt AIT for various range of prominent speakers; see the list of speakers and pictures.
  • 5 November 2012: Hosting the 4th CTO Executive Meeting between kt-NTT[17]
  • 16 October 2012: Attending APCC 2012 and giving a keynote speech,[18] pictures
  • 21 September 2012: Signed MOU with Multifunctional Administrative City Construction Agency at Sejong city,pictures.
  • 9 August 2012: Signing MOU with Korea University of Technology and Education, pictures, related articles 1, 2, 3
  • 12~13 July 2012: 4th ISITCE 2012
  • 11 July 2012: kt R&D Road Show related article
  • 20 June 2012: Singning MOU with Postech
  • 19 June 2012: ETRI[19] President Dr. Heung-Nam Kim visits kt AIT
  • 12 June 2012: TTA General Meeting, pictures
  • 24 May 2012: Visitig China Telecom Research Institute in Beijing, China, pictures
  • 11 May 2012: Attending Inauguration Ceremony of Private Enterprise Advisory Committee of Global Green Growth Institute
  • 3 May 2012: Openiong Speech for Ceremony of Giga Internet Service for Yeosu Expo 2012
  • 27 April 2012: Visiting venture capitals in Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, namely Translink, Rembrandt Venture Partners, Walden International, and Storm Ventures.
  • 26 April 2012: Attending PARC 10-Year Anniversary Event
  • 24–25 April 2012: Signing MOU with NTT R&D Center, Japan, Related Article

Professional activities

  • Chairman of NICA (National Intelligence Communication Enterprise Association) (2013-2014)
  • Member of IEEE Future Directions Committee (FDC) Industry Advisory Board (IAB) (2013-2014)
  • Member of Private Enterprise Advisory Committee of Global Green Growth Institute
  • Chairman of ICT Standardization Committee, Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA)
  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Network Management, Wiley & Sons (2012. 1-present)
  • Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Communications Society Technology News, IEEE (2012. 1-present)
  • Editorial Board Member, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (2004–present)
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Network and Systems Management, Springer (2005–present)
  • General Co-Chair, IEEE NOMS 2010
  • General Chair APNOMS 2006, General Co-Chair APNOMS 2008
  • Steering Committee Member, IEEE NOMS/IM and APNOMS
  • Editorial Board Member, IEEE TNSM, JNSM, IJNM, JTM
  • Chair (2005–2009), Vice Chair (2003–2005), Technical Chair (1998–2000), IEEE Communications Society CNOM
  • Director of Online Content, IEEE Communications Society (2010–present)[20]
  • Editor-in-Chief, KNOM Review Journal
  • EMANICS Scientific Council Member
  • TMF University Program (UP) Core Team Member
  • Technical Program Co-Chair, NOMS 2000, APNOMS'99

Professional experience

  • 2012.3 - present: CTO & Senior Executive Vice President of Advanced Institute of Technology, KT
  • 2009.3 - present: Head & Professor, Division of IT Convergence Engineering, POSTECH
  • 2007.3 - 2011.2: Dean, Graduate School for Information Technology, POSTECH
  • 2008.12 - 2010.2: Head & Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, POSTECH
  • 2007.9 - 2010.2: Director, POSTECH Information Research Laboratories, POSTECH
  • 2004.9 - 2005.8: Visiting Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto
  • 2000.6 - 2002.2: Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Netstech, Inc., Seoul, Korea
  • 2000.1 - 2000.5: Co-Founder & Chief Software Architect, Yute Systems, Pohang, Korea

Selected publications

  • Young J. Won, Mi-Jung Choi, James W. Hong, Chan-Kyu Hwang, and Jae-Hyoung Yoo, "Measurement of Download and Play and Streaming IPTV Traffic Vol. 46, No. 10, p.154–161" IEEE Communications Magazine, October 2008, ISSN 0163-6804[21]
  • Young J. Won, Mi-Jung Choi, James Won-Ki Hong, Myung-Sup Kim, Hwawon Hwang, Jun-Hyub Lee, and Sung-Gyoo Lee, "Fault Detection and Diagnosis in IP-based Mission Critical Industrial Process Control Networks," IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 46, No. 5, May 2008, pp. 172~180.[22]
  • Mi-Jung Choi, Hong-Taek Ju, James Won-Ki Hong and Dong-Sik Yun, "Design and Implementation of Web Services-based NGOSS Technology Specific Architecture," Annals of Telecommunications, Special Issue on 'Next Generation Network and Service Management', Vol. 63, No. 3-4, April 2008, pp. 195~206.
  • Byung-Chul Park, Young J. Won, Myung-Sup Kim, and James Won-Ki Hong, “Towards Automated Application Signature Generation for Traffic Identification”, 11th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2008), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, April 7–11, 2008, pp. 160–167.
  • Myung-Sup Kim, Young J. Won, and James W. Hong, “Characteristic Analysis of Internet Traffic from the Perspective of Flows," Computer Communications, Volume 29, Issue 10, June 19, 2006, pp. 1639–1652
  • Mi-Jung Choi, Hyoun-Mi Choi, Hong-Taek Ju, and James Won-Ki Hong, “XML-based Configuration Management for IP Network Devices”, IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 41, No. 7, July 2004. pp. 84–91.
  • Other publications searched on Microsoft Academic Search[23]


  1. ^ News article on kt's appointment 
  2. ^ List of faculty of the division of IT Convergence Engineering 
  3. ^ James Won-Ki Hong's profile of page at POSTECH 
  4. ^ "IEEE, Technical Committee Liaisons". 
  5. ^ "Clone of 2011 Original Appointed Officers". 
  6. ^ "International Journal of Network Management page at online library, wiley". 
  7. ^ "Editors of Comsoc Technology News". 
  8. ^ "Technical Program Committee of IEEE/IFIP NOMS". 
  9. ^ "Technical Program Committee of IEEE/IFIP IM". 
  10. ^ "Committee Members of APNOMS 2006". 
  11. ^ "Committee Members of APNOMS 2008". 
  12. ^ "Committee Members of APNOMS 2011". 
  13. ^ "General Co-Chairs of IEEE NOMS 2010". 
  14. ^ "Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management". 
  15. ^ "Editorial Board of JNSM". 
  16. ^ "Editorial Board of JCN". 
  17. ^ "click here for the pictures". 
  18. ^ "Program of APCC 2012 on October 16". 
  19. ^  
  20. ^ IEEE Communication Society, "Appointed Officers", Retrieved on 21, March 2011
  21. ^ IEEE Communication Magazine, Retrieved on 24 Mar 2011
  22. ^ IEEE Communications Magazine, Retrieved on 24 Mar 2011
  23. ^ Microsoft Academic Search, Retrieved on 21, April, 2011

External links

  • ITCE(Division of IT Convergence Engineering) Official Homepage, from September 2009,
  • Prof. James Won-Ki Hong's Publication List, last updated on March 2011,
  • DPNM Laboratory Homepage,
  • POSTECH(Pohang University of Science and Technology) Official Homepage,
  • ITCE Blog, This blog periodically updates news on ITCE.
  • ITCE Facebook(SNS on ITCE),
  • ITCE YouTube, ITCE periodically uploads lectures and videos related to this department.
  • The IEEE Communications Society's Website,
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