May 8-11, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Exhibits May 9-11
John Choi is one of three researchers who founded MarkAny as a start-up and government’s funded academic lab in 1999 and named as President and CEO on wards by recognition of significant endeavor to promote international business. In his role, he has successfully launched numerous high – tech products to the global marketplace and taken a thoughtful leadership in the company’s overall technology strategy and management of anti-piracy efforts as well as MarkAny’s advanced technology research and intellectual property development. He has spent more than forty years in the digital security and anti-piracy industry as a professor and entrepreneur with extensive knowledge of data security, content protection, as well as forensic watermarking technology. He served former leader of Korea Institute of Science and Technology or KIST to lead Artificial Intelligence (AI) lab and is a professor of software and signal processing at Sang Myung University in Seoul. John holds his Ph.D. in Management Information System (MIS) from University of South Carolina in the States after earning bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Aju University in Republic of Korea.