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Jongwon Baik

Seoul Design Foundation, Seoul, South Korea


On March 5, Seoul Mayor Won-soon Park is announced to have appointed Prof. Jong-won Baik of Kaywon School of Art & Design as the CEO of Seoul Design Foundation.

Prof. Baik said he will do his best so that Seoul Design Foundation can serve as driving force to realize the notion of “design for better life” of Seoul citizens.

Prof. Baik graduated from Seoul National University majoring in applied arts, and later earned eMBA degree at Helsinki School of Economics. He also has run a corporation for design research for kids.

(2015, Seoul Design Foundation)