Jungwon Lee has been working Research Fellow, Senior Research Fellow, and Vice President at Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) since 1994 and is currently an International Advisory Board Member since 2009, Member of Planning & Evaluation Committee at National Research Council of Science & Technology since 2014, and Distinguished Adjunct Faculty in Asian Institute of Technology for KOICA. He worked as a member of Expert Committee of National Science & Technology Council (2013-2016), and seconded Faculty in school of Management for KOICA (1998-1999).

He holds Ph.D (1988-1994) and M.S. (1986-1988) in Management Science at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), and B.A. in Management at Seoul National University (1981-1985).