J.K. Joung, Monfort Senior Executive-in-Residence Professor

Email: jk.joung@unco.edu

Phone: 970-351-2053

J.K. Joung is a Monfort Senior Executive-In-Residence Professor at the Monfort College of Business at University of Northern Colorado. He joined Monfort College of Business in October 2013 after spending approximately 20 years in business and corporate world. Formerly, he was Deputy General Manager of International Business Development at Samsung Life Insurance in Seoul, South Korea, one of the largest life insurers in the world. He led the firm’s international expansion initiatives across Asia Pacific.

Joung earned his MBA and MA in international relations at the University of Chicago and his BA in Government from St. Mary’s College of California. His professional interest lies in strategy, mergers & acquisitions, partnership developments, new market entry and negotiations, especially in cross-border settings and emerging markets.

He has studied, worked or lived in 10 countries, including China, India and Indonesia.



East Asian Affairs and Business

International affairs and cross-border strategy and investments (mergers and acquisitions, joint venture developments and other business issues) focusing on Asia Pacific markets (i.e., China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South and North Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore)

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