Jung Joo (JJ) Hwang
Jung Joo (JJ)
Director of Global Partnerships-Korea at UCSD Institute for the Global Entrepreneur (IGE) and Assistant Director at UCSD Ca International Innovation Initiative (i3)
University of California San Diego


Jung Joo (JJ) Hwang is a Director of Global Partnerships-Koreaat UCSD Institute for the Global Entrepreneur (IGE)and Assistant Director at UCSD Calit2 International Innovation Initiative (i3).

At IGE, Dr. Hwang creates and manages the Global Entrepreneur Accelerator (GEA) program which is a business localization program for a foreign startup through close 1:1 mentoring program.And Dr. Hwang currently manages several Korean projects including STIP international research collaboration project with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), while developing and implementing new strategies for international educational programs and multi-discipline research collaborations in health, energy, environment & art and culture areas. Dr. Hwang brings over 25 years of experience of international project development and management, strategic/operational planning and consulting in Korea, France, and the US, both from academia and industrial fields.