Feb. 1991: Completed the Bachelor’s degree at the Department of French language French literature, Changwon National University, South Korea Mar. 1991–Aug. 1995: Worked at the survey division, Industrial Bank of Korea Feb. 1998: Completed the Master’s program in marketing at the Department of Business Administration, Kyungnam University, South Korea Mar. 2003–Mar. 2015: Part-time researcher at the Brand Management Center, Korea Productivity Center (special corporation) Mar. 2005: Completed the Doctoral program in marketing at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Nihon University Dec. 2005–Mar. 2015 Representative director, K・J Plus Inc. Apr. 2005–Mar. 2008: Research fellow at the Institute of Business Administration, Nihon University Apr. 2006–Mar. 2015: Part-time lecturer at the Department of Accounting, Tokyo Accounting Technical School (in charge of the classes of introduction to markets and news commentary) Apr. 2008–present: Executive director of the Korean Food Net Council, Korean Residents Union in Japan Apr. 2011–present: Secretary-general of the Political and Economical Culture Exchange Council (general incorporated association) Mar. 2013–present Chief Vice-President of the Japan-Korea Food Culture Society (general incorporated association)
Major research areas
Marketing for customer satisfaction; marketing for community empowerment; food service marketing
(Patent) Name of invention: Ways of offering regional information for tourists, and a web server and mobile device used for that purpose, Patent: 2010-0068662(Korea), invented by Kim Sea Whan, obtained on Jul. 15, 2010.