I am a designer, lecturer and strategic design researcher residing in Helsinki. I initiated Beef Finland project in 2012 in which the ramification of beef eating was investigated in global and Finnish scale, on which I gave talks in Helsinki, New York, and Shanghai. I currently teach at Aalto University and is a doctoral candidate being a member of NODUS Sustainable Design Research Group.
Previously I have worked for the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra and design consultancies in Helsinki and Seoul. I am a co-founder of About:Blank, a Helsinki-Seoul based design-and-manufacturing firm. I was the winner of ScienceSlam at MoA in 2012, and the recipient of the Korea’s Next Generation Design Leaders Grant by KIDP, the Korea Institute of Design Promotion, in 2009.