Brian Bongjun Han is the Deputy Director at Korea Innovation Center (KIC). Prior to his current position at KIC, Brian acted as the Senior Manager of International Investment at KOTRA (Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency). KOTRA is state-funded agency operated by government of South Korea. Its core mission is to raise Korean firms’ competitiveness to further strengthen the Korean economy and improve national image. Brian is responsible for researching each state’s incentive programs for potential Korean investors and winning foreign direct investment to South Korea
Prior to his current position at KOTRA, Brian was strategic business development manager and market researcher at Korea International Trade Association (KITA) which is one of the largest economic entities which represents about 71,000 member firms in Korea. He was responsible for strategic business planning and meetings with State government officials and CEO’s of regional chamber of commerce.
Brian has a B.A in business management from Pennsylvania State University in Pennsylvania, USA.