The CEO & Co-founder of Wizpace (MinKyu Cho) had a meeting with the principal of Surin Internet High School in Korea (Byungok Kwon). The meeting resulted in Wizpace Co., Ltd. announcing they will start cultivating IT professionals in conjunction with Sunrin Internet High School (Seoul, South Korea) to promote the success of the overall IT industry.
MinKyu Cho (CEO of Wizpace) and Byungok Kwon (Principal of Sunrin Internet High School)
Wizpace announced on Tuesday they had signed and entered into an MOU with Sunrin Internet High School for the purpose of an IT academic cooperation. The MOU was established to build a collaborative support system within the IT industry, such as cultivating new professional manpower in the IT field.
In the future, Wizpace plans to provide IT support in:
Field experience for learning and practical education
Special lectures on skills
Support instructors by hosting guest lecturers
A special advisory on content development and consulting
Recommendation for recruiting new employees for training
Technology workshops for teachers
“We are planning to provide opportunities for students to access IT-related knowledge through industry-academic cooperation with Sulin Internet High School, and actively participate in fostering talent in the IT industry in areas such as blockchain and big data analysis that can advance globally.”
June 5th, 2019 — John-Ting Li (CEO of Wizpace) participated in the Sweden Day 2019 celebration this past week as a respective Swedish Chamber of Commerce representative. Sweden Day 2019 signified the 60 years of diplomatic relationship between Sweden and Korea.
In addition, the event was mentioned in Tweet by Sweden in Korea: “We had such a great evening at #SwedenDay2019 on Jun 5. We would like to express our deepest gratitude to Minister Park Young Sun, anniversary partners, distinguished guests, and everyone else who put their utmost effort to make this event happen.”
On June 9th, 2019 at 7:30am Wizpace was officially appointed unto the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. Now, John-Ting Li sits as a director on the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Board representing Wizpace. In addition, Mr. Håkan Cervell (Ericsson LG) and Ms. Grace Oh (Tetrapak) were appointed unto the Swedish Chamber of Commerce by the board and Chairman Mr. Richard Molin (Höganäs Korea).
This Ad-hoc Swedish Chamber of Commerce meeting was paired with an informative presentation by Kyounghee Oh Lawton from Korn Ferry. Korn Ferry is a global consulting firm, synchronizing strategies and talent to drive superior performance.
Additionally, Korn Ferry shared its findings on which commercial developments are currently changing.
The 4 Data-Driven Themes for Development:
Emotional Intelligence for the Digital Age
Powering through an Unstructured World
All in all, the two meetings went great, and the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Board is planning more events to follow during the 2nd quarter of this year.