Started as a frontend developer at SI company and built most of the career in enterprise-tech field. Worked as CTO and CISO at SM Entertainment for about 17 years, overseeing the overall future technology strategy and development, including AI, Blockchain, and Metaverse, in the entertainment industry.
For over a year before starting own business, experienced in startups while working as a CDO at Mesh Korea (Boorung), an IT-based comprehensive logistics and distribution company. There he led digital transformation initiatives focused on blockchain and metaverse-related businesses.
Majored in philosophy and for graduate school, earned Master's degree in engineering with a specialization in information security.
Also serve as a consultant and evaluators in culture and technology fields, and currently serve as an external director and technology consultant for the platform album company, Nemoz Lab.
As a first-generation Bitcoin miner and contributor, entered the world of blockchain through Bitcoin in 2011, and have since experienced the general history and issues of the crypto scene.
Pursuing the philosophy of Entertain Transformation, currently working to popularize personal value indicators and NFTs by founding a Web3 Culture Company called bitBLUE.
Everything about Blockchain, Web3, AI, Metaverse, Security, Philosophy, Entertainment Company, Game, Dokdo
Eugene Joo / CEO, Founder
Worked as a COO and Co-Founder at Crevasse AI, a startup that provides a social music recommendation service called Pinply for about four years. Prior to founding the startup, started career in technology planning at SK Hynix and worked at IBM Korea and SK Planet. Majored in Electronic Engineering, and received a Master’s degree in Technology Management from New York University.
Provided advice and consulting services to large and mid-sized companies in IT-related fields such as blockchain and e-commerce. Currently serving as an advisor for the Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI) and the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI). Also conducts numerous lectures for large corporations including Samsung, LG, SK, as well as public institutions such as the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) and the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA).
Since 2015, have been writing IT-related articles and regularly contributing IT columns to various media outlets such as DBR (Donga Business Review), JoongAng Ilbo, and others. Also have published multiple books, including "Web 3.0 Revolution" and "Web 3.0 Next Economy" (co-authored). In 2020, authored "Digital Economy: A Complete Guide” for IT business beginners and "AI Business Trends" (co-authored), which were selected for the Sejong Book Awards in the Liberal Arts category.
Blockchain, Crypto, NFT, UX, UI, Design, Behavioral Economics, Game Theory, Figma
Chris Yoon / CSO
Worked on the development team at SM Entertainment. Also worked at Everysing (now Dear U), an IT subsidiary of SM Entertainment, and participated in the development of the mobile karaoke service Everysing. As the team leader of the Everysing development team, have collaborated with iRiver to exhibit a set-top box at CES in 2018. Also supported Fantastic Duo 1 and 2, and launched them on LG U+ and SKB set-top boxes. Currently working as an app and backend development engineer.
web3, solidity, WOW …
Peter Kim / Senior Manager
Before joining bitBLUE, worked as a development lead at SM Entertainment. Was in charge of developing both internal and external services for SM Entertainment and developed various entertainment-related services. In addition to numerous services that connect artists and fans, also developed IT services for SM Entertainment affiliates and related companies. Have been working as a frontend development engineer for over 17 years.
Latest Technology Trends, Development Methodology
Sean Han / Senior Manager
Majored in Industrial Design and participated in the Nagoya University of the Arts International Workshop. Have consistently worked on UX/UI projects and currently working as a Product Designer.
UX/UI, Figma, NFT, Fashion, Movie, YouTube
Celine Ahn / Manager
Frontend Developer at Toothlife Toonation Development Team and Developer at Dream Asset Frontend Team
Travel, Musical, web3.0, Development, Design, Game
Levi Lee / Manager
Majored in International Studies, and have studied abroad in Canada and China.
Have work experience in the IT industry, starting as an Administrator and progressing to roles in Business Development and Marketing.
Travel, Social Welfare, Baseball, Web 3.0, NFT, Game, Python
Helena Jeon / Manager
Majored in Economics and have years of experience in business planning in the blockchain field.
Blockchain, Illustration, Sneakers, Book, K League, LP
Oscar Oh / Manager
Majored in Industrial Design, and won an award at a Blockchain Hackathon.
Currently working as a product designer.
Design, UX, Web3, NFT, AI, Music
Eden Jung / Manager
Based on experience in character design and licensing, have performed various business planning roles based on diverse content IP. As a designer, interest in Web3 and NFTs grew naturally through a creator-centered thinking and gained a deeper understanding of Web3 business by managing an ART NFT marketplace. Recently, have been involved in planning NFT projects utilizing creator IP and strategic partnership alliances.
Creator Economy, IP Content Business
Sam Choi / Manager