James Won-Ki Hong is Senior Executive Vice President and CTO of kt Corporation 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 at  POSTECH. 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). He has also served IEEE ComSoc Director of Online Content (2004–2005, 2010–2011).  He is Editor‐in‐Chief of International Journal on Network Management (IJNM)  and of  ComSoc Technology News. He is the Chair of Steering Committee of  IEEE/ IFIP NOMS  IM (International Symposium on Integrated Network Management) and Steering Committee member of  APNOMS. He was General Chair of APNOMS 2006, and General Co-Chair of  APNOMS 2008 and  APNOMS 2011. He was General Co-Chair of  IEEE/IFIPS NOMS 2010. He is an editorial board member of  IEEE TNSM (Transactions on Network and Service Management),  JNSM (Journal of Network and Systems Management) and  JCN (Journal of Communications and Networks). 
Education [ edit ]
Recent events and activities [ edit ]
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 on YouTube 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, . 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  16 October 2012: Attending
APCC 2012 and giving a keynote speech,  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 President Dr. Heung-Nam Kim visits kt AIT 12 June 2012:
TTA General Meeting, 24 May 2012: Visitig
China Telecom Research Institute in Beijing, China 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 [ edit ]
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)
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)
 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 [ edit ]
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 [ edit ]
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  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.
 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 
References [ edit ]
^ News article on kt's appointment
^ List of faculty of the division of IT Convergence Engineering
^ James Won-Ki Hong's profile of page at POSTECH
^ "IEEE, Technical Committee Liaisons".
^ "Clone of 2011 Original Appointed Officers".
^ "International Journal of Network Management page at online library, wiley".
^ "Editors of Comsoc Technology News".
^ "Technical Program Committee of IEEE/IFIP NOMS".
^ "Technical Program Committee of IEEE/IFIP IM".
^ "Committee Members of APNOMS 2006".
^ "Committee Members of APNOMS 2008".
^ "Committee Members of APNOMS 2011".
^ "General Co-Chairs of IEEE NOMS 2010".
^ "Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management".
^ "Editorial Board of JNSM".
^ "Editorial Board of JCN".
^ "click here for the pictures".
^ "Program of APCC 2012 on October 16".
^ IEEE Communication Society, "Appointed Officers", http://www.comsoc.org/about/bog/officers/AppointedOfficers, Retrieved on 21, March 2011
^ IEEE Communication Magazine, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=4644134&tag=1, Retrieved on 24 Mar 2011
^ IEEE Communications Magazine, http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=4511666&tag=1, Retrieved on 24 Mar 2011
^ Microsoft Academic Search, http://academic.research.microsoft.com/Search?query=james%20won%20ki%20hong, Retrieved on 21, April, 2011
External links [ edit ]
Division of IT Convergence Engineering) Official Homepage, from September 2009, http://itce.postech.ac.kr/. Prof. James Won-Ki Hong's Publication List, last updated on March 2011,
http://dpnm.postech.ac.kr/publication.html/. DPNM Laboratory Homepage,
POSTECH(Pohang University of Science and Technology) Official Homepage, http://www.postech.ac.kr/. ITCE Blog,
http://blog.naver.com/sinalexander/. This blog periodically updates news on ITCE. ITCE Facebook(SNS on ITCE),
https://www.facebook.com/pages/ITCE/155073584536682/. ITCE YouTube,
https://www.youtube.com/user/ITConvE/. ITCE periodically uploads lectures and videos related to this department. The IEEE Communications Society's Website,