Country: South Korea
Profile: Chairmen of GEN Asia
Mr Min Woo Nam has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DASAN Networks Inc. (formerly DASAN Internet Inc.) since March 1993. Mr Nam served as the Chief Executive Officer of Korea Ready System and Dasan Engineering Co., Ltd. His previous experience includes Export technical services to Silicon Valley, the USA since 1999. He founded DASAN Engineering, Inc. in 1993 and Korea Ready Systems in 1991. He founded 'DASAN Internet Inc.' merging 'DASAN Engineering Inc.' in 1999. He has been the Chairman and Director of DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc. since September 9, 2016. He served as General Chairman of International Network Korea Entrepreneurs from 2004 to 2006. He serves as Vice Chairman of Korean Venture Business Association and also served as its Chairman. He has been a Director of the Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation since November 2011. He was awarded the Minister Prize for Commerce, Industry and Energy among Venture companies in 2000, Minister Prize for Information and Communication among Venture companies, Awarded the Official Commendation Prize for the President in 2002 and Awarded the President Prize for the Merit of Foreign Investment in 2004. Mr Nam completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University in 1984. He also graduated from Technical Research Center/Research Institute of Daewoo Motor Company. Mr Nam is a share-controller at Dasan SMC Inc.