Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Technology Management
Dr. Sunghun Chung is an assistant professor of information systems and technology management at the George Washington University School of Business in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Chung is an expert in examining the societal impact of FinTech markets; quantifying the economic value from IT-based innovation; and developing the social media strategy based on big data analytics. His primary research interests focus on 1) the FinTech analytics and financial inclusion, 2) business analytical issues of social media, and 3) the business value and economic impact of information technology (IT). His research has appeared in Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, and Production Operations Management, among others.
Before joining GWSB, he was an assistant professor of information systems and analytics at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley. He also worked at the UQ Business School at the University of Queensland as a faculty member and at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University as a postdoctoral researcher.
At the GWSB, Dr. Chung primarily teaches business analytics at both the graduate and the undergraduate level. He also collaborates with many startup companies in both Silicon Valley and Asia and advises them for their digital transformations.
He received his PhD and BS in Management Engineering from the College of Business at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). Prior to joining the academia, he worked at the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) as an associate research fellow and at the Design Management Center in Samsung Electronics as a senior manager.