June 24-26, 2020 / Hall 5, KINTEX 1

JUNE 24-26, 2020 / SEOUL


Alan Yu

Application Engineering Manager

Alan Yu, application engineering manager in APAC has been promoting new technologies in Asia Pacific region over 12+ years with 7 years in additive technologies. He has gained extension knowledge in helping manufacturer to adopt additive in prototyping, toolings and production application. Alan had a master’s degree in engineering management. Prior joining Markforged, Alan worked in regional role in multinational companies like Stratasys, Siemens and GE.

Benoit Valin

General Manager

Benoit focuses his attention on improving the scalability and sustainability of 3D printing in industrial settings, specifically with regards to the business models and use-cases that lower the technological adoption thresholds and accelerates the propagation of additive manufacturing across key industrial verticals. Professionally, Benoit has worked in leadership functions in Asia-Pacific, Europe and North-America, contributing to advancements across the entire additive manufacturing value chain: materials, technologies, software, infrastructure, applications and technology integration, and most recently Benoit is leading the expansion of Essentium across Asia-Pacific, with the mandate of establishing a network of material & application innovation centres to drive advancements in additive manufacturing, at scale.

Byoungjik Lim

Senior Researcher

Byoungjik Lim is a senior researcher and has been working in the field of liquid rocket engine development of a satellite launch vehicle for more than 15 years in Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI). KARI is a specialized and a government-funded research institute founded for national development through the research and development of aerospace scientific technologies. KARI is employing approximately 1,000 people and has been leading Korea's space launch vehicle field as Korea’s space development agency and also leading the national R&D field in the aeronautics and satellites. Lim has participated in the development of the Naro and Nuri space launch vehicle since 2004. Currently, Lim belongs to the Future Launcher R&D Program Office (FLPO) in KARI and have been conducting research in the field of future launch vehicles and small satellite launcher vehicles. In particular, Lim is studying on the application of additive manufacturing technologies beyond the conventional manufacturing for production of liquid rocket engine components of launcher vehicles.

Simon Lee

Regional Director

Simon Lee joined AM Ventures in January 2019 as Regional Director Asia. Simon acts as AM Ventures’ representative and technology scout in Asia Pacific. He has always been fascinated by entrepreneurship, the creation and pursuit of visions and the identification of business challenges and their solutions. In the early stage of his career, he gained experience in the Startup Scene as a founder of the company “Hi-Globe” in the Korean energy sector. Besides, Simon was a founding member of “3Developer”, an internal startup of Mirae International, the starting point of his career in the Additive Manufacturing industry. Before joining AM Ventures, Simon acted as Sales Manager for EOS GmbH in Korea where he gained substantial professional experience and built up a large network in the Additive Manufacturing industry. Simon holds a degree in Japanese (Major) and Business Administration (Minor) as well as five times an honor scholarship from Hankuk University for Foreign Studies, Korea. During his studies Simon run his own trading business for more than 2 years which successfully provided him opportunities of business practices beyond the lectures in class.

Sang Joon Park

Founder and CEO

Sang Joon Park is Founder and CEO of MEDICALIP. MEDICALIP, established in 2015, is a spin-off venture company from Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) and one of leading companies in the global healthcare industry which has been listed as Hype Cycle for 3D Printing and Healthcare Providers by Gartner for 2 consecutive years. MEDICALIP received 3rd FDA and CE approval for the issue of medical 3D printing SW (class 2) in 2019 after Materialise and 3D SYSTEMS. Dr. Park graduated in computer science at the school for engineering. He then went to college of medicine of Seoul National University to obtain his Master and PhD degree in Interdisciplinary Program in Radiation Applied Life Science. He was an expert in 3D medical imaging for developing CT/MRI-based imaging biomarker. He is currently a professor and vice director at the Medical Device Innovation Center of SNUH as well. He helps researchers and medical device company for performing easy clinical trials with medical doctors. He has acted as an international reviewer and editor in medical imaging society as well as a committee member of ASTM International and ISO/TC 261 Additive Manufacturing with a goal of improving clinical outcomes using 3D medical imaging and printing technologies. MEDICALIP provides AI-powered medical imaging sw technologies for enabling superior surgical planning for surgeons and doctors, assisting in decision of optimal doctor-patient communication, and also serving as an effective training and educational tool with 3D printing.