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Jaeyong Song is the AMOREPACIFIC Chaired Professor of Strategy and International Management at Seoul National University (SNU). He received his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining SNU, he was a Professor of Strategy at Columbia Business School and Yonsei University. He was elected as an AIB Fellow and served as an editor of the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS). He was also elected as an Executive Committee member of the International Management Division of the Academy of Management and will serve as a division chair in 2020-2021. He served as the President of the Korean Society of Strategic Management and the Korea Chapter Chair of the Academy of International Business.
He won the Richman Best Dissertation Award of the IM Division of the Academy of Management, the Hedlund Best Dissertation Award from the European International Business Association, the Chazen Teaching Innovation Award at Columbia Business School, the Korea Academy of Management Best Researcher Award, the SNU Teaching Award, and the best performing professor award from Yonsei University. He was also chosen as a thought leader of the IM Division in 2015. He was a keynote speaker for GE’s Global Leadership Meeting and SABIC’s Yearend meeting in 2014. His research has appeared in top-tier journals such as Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, JIBS, Harvard Business Review, Research Policy, Journal of Management, California Management Review, and the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. His book “The Samsung Way” has been published in multiple languages by McGraw Hill and other major publishers abroad. His other books “The Smart Management” and “The Perfect Change” became bestsellers in Korea.