Yongtae Park is currently a Professor in the department of Industrial Engineering at Seoul National University. He has been worked as Principal Researcher in Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI), and Delegation of Korea to OECD, S&T Policy Committee, and Advisor to Minister, S&T Policy, Korean Government.

He was Head at Interdisciplinary Graduate Program and Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Program of Technology Management in Seoul National University, and served as director of Advanced Industrial Strategy Program (AIP) and Engineering Research Institute(ERI) in SNU.

He also received the Award for World Top 50 Researchers in Technology Innovation Management by the IAMOT and Elsevier (2009).

He holds Ph. D in Operations Management and M.S. in Management Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. He has B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Seoul National University.