Seongcheol Kim is a professor at the School of Media and Communication, Korea University. He is currently the director of the Center for ICT and Society, the director of the Smart Media Service Research Center, and the director of Digital Platform Research Center. He is also co-editor of Digital Business journal (Elsevier) and an associate editor of Telecommunications Policy journal. He received his BBA and MBA from Seoul National University in Korea and an MA in Telecommunication and PhD in Mass Media from Michigan State University in the U.S. From 1989 to early 2008, Dr. Kim has worked for SK Group, Seoul Metropolitan Government and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He is the former president of the Korean Association for Information Society (KAIS) and Korea Media Management Association (KMMA), and the former director of Korea University Library. He received the Order of Merit from the President of Korea in 2018. He also received the Seoktop Research Award of Korea University 5 times and the Seoktop Teaching Award of Korea University 12 times. He became the winner of the 2022 Academic Achievement Award presented by Korea University Alumni Association (KUAA). His research was selected as one of the Top 50 Research Achievements of National Research Foundation of Korea, so he received the Commendation from Minister of Ministry of Education in 2022.