Young Jun Jang

CEO of Riiid

Young Jun(YJ), Jang is co-founder and CEO of Riiid, a global leader in AI solutions for education founded in 2014. Riiid is first to define the concept of 'AI tutor,’ which offers personalized learning based on deep learning AI technology, and launched an AI tutor solution, 'Santa for TOEIC.’ Embraced by more than two million students, Santa reached No. 1 in sales among education apps in Japan and Korea. Riiid established Riiid Labs, the firm’s global arm based in Silicon Valley, to expand its business globally. Jang serves as a director of the Artificial Intelligence Industry Association in Korea. Previously, Jang co-founded Tapas Media, a comic content mobile platform based where he served as Chief Content Officer. Jang graduated from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.