I write code, and think over observations. Learning is what drives me the most. Other than doing some projects on the side as a pastime, I listen to music and dj.

* If you'd like to see my professional resume, please contact me.


I'm interested in a wide range of topics in terms of research/engineering. That includes, but not limited to, autonomous network, distributed computing, and their applications to make a next generation web


M.S., in Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
2019 - Present
Board member of Dev Nights / Board member of Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA), USC
B.S., in Computer Science, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
2015 - 2017
Student representative of Software Technology and Entrepreneurship Program (STEP, Interdisciplinary program) / Founder of Gokathon
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Spring 2014
Exchange Program
Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea
2013 - 2014
Yeongdong High School, Seoul, South Korea
2005 - 2008


Software Engineer | Memebox
Seongnam, South Korea
01/2018 - 01/2019
Leader of a team of 6 engineers in a startup (Y-Combinator alumni). Worked on projects including e-commerce and data-analytics tool in an Agile work environment
Software Engineer | Naver
Seongnam, South Korea
01/2017 - 01/2018
Worked on a number of projects including comment system, and digital contents store platform. Primarily focused on handling a massive volume of user traffic
Software Engineer Intern | Zoyi
Seoul, South Korea
07/2016 - 12/2016
Worked on a web messenger software that connects business with customers on their websites
Software Engineer Intern | LG CNS
Seoul, South Korea
01/2016 - 02/2016
Software Architecture Team, CTO Division


Projects are listed here


Mashup (Product development group), Seoul, South Korea
01/2018 - 12/2018
Worked on a number of Android application projects, self-taught.
Designing and Building Big Data Applications workshop, Cloudera, San Jose, CA
Studied Apache Hadoop and the ecosystem
Silicon Valley technology and entrepreneurship workshop, San Jose, CA
Student representative of an overseas workshop program, organized by Korea University
UNESCO International Youth Forum (2013), Seoul, South Korea
Chaired an international youth forum on histrical reconciliation in East Asia
International Workcamp, Kathmandu, Nepal
Supported a local community project
705th Special Assault Regiment, Republic of Korea Army
12/2009 - 10/2011
Military service
Research Institute of Korean Studies, Korea University
07/2009 - 03/2012
Studied old East Asian languages
Lyon Bleu, Lyon, France
01/2009 - 05/2009
Studied at a French language institution


Best lightning talk, KOCSEA Tech Symposium 2019, Korean Computer Scientists and Engineers Association of America
Cosmos 3rd prize, Defi Hackathon, San Francisco Blockchain Week 2019
3rd place, Viterbi Graduate Hackathon 2019, University of Southern California
3rd prize, Blockathon, University of Southern California
Finalist, Collegiate open source competition, D2 Campus Fest 2016
Informatics department scholar, Korea University
Undergraduate research grant, Creative Challenger Program, Korea University
Bronze award, LG CNS Hackathon 2015
Academic scholar, Kookmin University

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