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Yang-Won Jung

Senior Director

Yang Won Jung, Vice President | Xinova

Yang-Won currently serves as Senior Director of Innovation Services at Xinova. He has over twenty years of experience in technology, innovation, intellectual property and project managements. He himself is a prolific inventor and has named on hundreds patents/patent applications including 100+ patents granted in US on network, communication, multimedia, cloud computing, social media, human-machine interface, security and etc.

At Xinova, he manages innovators from academia, research institutions, and also individual experts to provide solutions to the companies in all around the world. At the same time, he works very closely with companies to identify their technical needs, strategic roadmaps, and to manage open innovation activities to solve their technical problems. During his years in Xinova (and its predecessor, Invention Development Fund under Intellectual Ventures), he has managed hundreds innovators in 6 countries and discussed more than thousands technical solutions.

Prior to joining Xinova, he worked as Chief Research Engineer for LG Electronics where he was in charge of developing new sound engines for televisions, and worked closely with product planning and also manufacturing group. He managed co-projects with institutions in Germany and Switzerland. Also, he served as a delegate of Korea National Body in ISO/IEC standardization activities, and a frequent invited lecturer for MPEG (The Moving Pictures Expert Group) Korea. He was a member of task force to mine standard essential patents for two years.

Before LG Electronics, he worked for Center for Signal Processing Research, Yonsei University while pursuing Ph.D., and leaded a number of projects with Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, LG Electronics, and Korea Telecom on human-machine Interface, network, and speech/acoustic processing.

Yang-Won Jung has a Ph.D. from Yonsei University in adaptive array signal processing.


Yang-Won’s Xinova story     LinkedIn Profile



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Seattle, WA 98104
+1 (206) 800-2678


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Yaesu Mitsui Building 6F
2-7-2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku
Tokyo 104-0028 Japan


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Room 2494, Level 24, Tower 3
China Central Place
77 Jianguo Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025 China


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189720 Singapore
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735, Yeongdong-daero
Seoul 06072, Korea
+82 2 6952 8840


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Level 6, 8 West Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
+61 2 8093 4850


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Bannerghatta Road
Karnataka, 560076, India


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FI-00130 Helsinki

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