Choung Jae-Yong received his D.Phil in Science and Technology Policy Studies from University of Sussex (SPRU) in 1998. Since then, he continued to hold senior research and teaching positions at institutions like Techno-Economics Department of Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI, 1998-2001) and Professorship at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST, 2001-). He led the Center for Technology and Innovation Policy (CTIP) as Director from 2005. In addition, he also holds the position of Director at Post Catch-up Research Centre (PCRC) at KAIST since 2011. His current research includes theoretical development as well as empirical investigation of transition phase to leadership of East Asian latecomer firms and he has been appointed as Associate Editors-in-Chief of Asian Journal of Technology Innovation (AJTI).