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Hyeon Yeo

Affiliate Professor and Distinguished Senior Fellow

Contact

hyeo@gmu.edu

973-387-5777(USA), 82-10-9296-6775(Korea)

Founders Hal, Fifth Floor (Room 504)
3351 Fairfax Drive, MS 3B1
Arlington, VA 22201

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Bio

YEO’s experience includes academia, government, journalism, and international organizations. He was presidential staff and ministerial advisors (government: presidential house, justice, industry & resources, and education), editorial writer (media), CEO & consultant (business and international organizations), and dean (academia) of Graduate School in Seoul, as well as visiting professor of business school at Colorado State University, visiting scholars of University of Pennsylvania, and Columbia University.

In addition to the above experience, he was a member of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Bid Advisory Committee; consultant & senior advisor for World Economic Forum (well known as “Davos Forum”) in Switzerland, and for the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative). The GRI is Amsterdam-based respected international institute. He is senior advisor for EAC Valuations LLC (Pennsylvania, USA).

As the author of several inspirational books and articles such as Captivate (2011), On Social Responsibility: A Study for Integration between ‘Corporate Principle’ and ‘Social Principle’ and its Meaning in Korea (2010), Comparison on international cases in 3-D negotiation method: Ways of Resolution and its Limit (2010), Power driven by the Lack (2008), Korea Confronts The Future-Korea’s Vision for the future (2005, co-author), Reading Seoul (2006), Recognition of history around the liberation age in Korea (2006 and 1987, co-author), he is working on new books. YEO is currently leading a research team of Think-tank Institute (Future Think Net) for the National Assembly’s future agenda in Korea. He has been interested in Neuropolitics and EI-based leadership. After having completed at Yonsei University (Ph.D., MA, BA of arts in political science), he is doing research on leadership development as a Post-graduate Program at Penn State University.

Areas of Research

  • Leadership Development
  • Neuropolitics and EI-based leadership
  • Creative Management from the BOP(Bottom of Pyramid)
  • Development Cooperation
  • Social Responsibility/Corporate Citizenship
  • Negotiation and Conflict Studies
  • Korean Politics