Explorer / Design research and innovation consultant (South Korea)
Younghee Jung is an explorer of culture and wisdom of everyday living, with a particular interest in reflecting her learning on how manmade objects or systems influence human behaviours and interactions. An interaction designer by education, her work has largely centred on developing insights, prototypes, and exploratory concept sketches. She currently works as independent consultant for design research and innovation, after having worked for global corporations including Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle, and IBM for 17 years. Previously a nomadic worker in Seoul, Pittsburgh, New York, Redwood City, Helsinki, Tokyo, London, and Bangalore, she is currently based in London. She earned a Master of Design in Interaction Design from Carnegie Mellon University as a Fulbright scholar, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).