Jaesun Han is a serial entrepreneur and enthusiast of blockchain technology. In 2005, he earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). His research interests included P2P techniques such as DHT and distributed systems. In 2007, he launched NexR, the first big data and cloud computing technology firm in Korea. Four years later, KT (Korea Telecom) purchased the company.
After that, he co-founded FuturePlay and assumed the chief technology officer job. FuturePlay is a tech-focused accelerator and investor that focuses on APAC tech businesses. He invested in several companies and provided them with technical guidance. Beginning in 2007, he also taught an MBA course on innovative business models and IT trends as an adjunct professor at KAIST.
Han is also the founder and CEO of Ground X – a generation business enterprise that creates a platform by integrating blockchain with other revolutionary techs in a worldwide market. The organization research and develops blockchain technology to industrialize and use it in real life. It targets to construct a platform that will function as a reliable and scalable solution to satisfy users’ needs in the blockchain industry. Ground X released its personal blockchain Klaytn in 2018, on which it stores and verifies unlisted investments as non-fungible tokens.
Ground X believes in the promise of blockchain technology and a decentralized future. Its mission is to investigate and develop blockchain technology for industrialization and application in the real world. Compared to its enormous potential, blockchain technology lacks services that can be experienced in the real world, which is a significant barrier to its development into an industry. To resolve this issue, Ground X requires a scalable blockchain infrastructure with an actual decentralized application (Dapp) of Kakao‘s size.
Ground X aspires to be a worldwide leader in the blockchain sector by addressing these two obstacles. We are searching for travelers to join us on this tour. Please do not hesitate to apply if you wish to gain exposure to reputable blockchain technology and business.