Sung Jae Park
Research Fellow at the Korean Educational Development Institue (KEDI)
Dr. Sung Jae Park is research fellow at the Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI). His research focus on Asian Studies in the areas of Education, Law, Science, and Technology. Dr. Park has published several books, articles, and essays including Korean Taxation (Seoul: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers 5th ed. 2015), International Taxation in Korea (Amazon Kindle: S&B House 2013), and Business Taxation (Seoul: Pouvoir Economic Institute 2011). Trained in Law, Economics, Education, Politics, and Engineering, Dr. Park holds an LL.B. and a Ph.D. in Law from Korea University, an LL.M. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, an M.S. and a Ph.D. (ABD) in Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), an M.A. in Economics from Sogang University, an MPA from Seoul National University, an M.A. in International Policy from the Graduate Institute of Peace Studies, Kyung Hee University, and an MBA from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He is also a trained negotiator from Harvard Law School. Before becoming a research scholar, he had served as Assistant Secretary to the President for Political Affairs and for Education at the Blue House. He taught at the Korea University School of Law and the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea. During the 2018-2020 academic year, Dr. Park was a visiting scholar at the East-West Center, Hawaii and the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
CEO of IU-International University of Applied Sciences
Dr. Sven Schütt is CEO of IU – International University of Applied Sciences. Sven joined the Company in Fall 2010. Previously, Sven was Managing Director of the Hertie School of Governance, a private University based in Berlin with over 50% of international students and a very strong growth path.
From 2005 to 2008, Sven developed and implemented the reform of the German public employment service – one of the biggest and most successful reforms in the public sector in Europe. Amongst others, the German public employment service is the largest provider of further education with a yearly budget of ~10 billion EUR p.a.
Beforehand, Sven worked as a Consultant at McKinsey&Co focusing on engagements in the service sector.
He graduated in physics and philosophy and has completed his PhD at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology on Learning and Development in 2001.
COO of Corporate Programs at IU-International University of Applied Sciences
Carolin Hug is COO Corporate Programs at IU – International University of Applied Sciences. Carolin has been working for around 10 years in various positions in the education, media and telecommunications industries. Before her current position at IU, she led PROAKTIV Management GmbH as CEO, was employed as Director Group Strategy & Operations with ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE and worked as Management Consultant. She gained her degree in International Management from both ESB Business School in Reutlingen and Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid.
Head of Academic Program Development and Accreditation at IU-International University of Applied Sciences
Regina Cordes has been Head of Academic Program Development and Accreditation at International University of Applied Sciences for over 2 years. Prior to joining IU, Regina taught and researched leadership and organizational behavior at University of Nebrasaka-Lincoln. Before that, she built up a center for leadership and talent management for a well-known foundation in Germany. Regina holds a PhD in management from University of Mannheim, and a Master's from JW Goethe University Frankfurt.
Product Manager and Team Lead of Digital Learning Services at IU-International University of Applied Sciences
Quintus Stierstorfer is Product Manager and Team Lead of Digital Learning Services in the EduTech department at IU – International University of Applied Sciences. In this role he leads the development of e-learning tools such as the award-winning IU Learn app as well as further initiatives like AI in education. After receiving his diploma in Mathematics in Munich, he worked mostly in tech startups related to AR/VR, machine learning and AI for IoT.
Co-CEO and Co-Founder of HolonIQ
Prior to HolonIQ, Maria was the head of digital learning futures for a $40m corporate VC fund. She has worked in public and private higher education for over 20 years in Asia and Australia specializing in transforming education through technology. As the global head of Learning & Teaching Services for a global education company, Maria built and led global innovation teams, driving innovation in curriculum, teaching and the student experience in over 50 countries.