"Korea is not just any IT Powerhouse,
but is #1 when it comes to high speed internet.

DASAN has become a cornerstone in Korea’s Internet Development by delivering innovative yet quality products.

What was once a small company in Korea is now
expanding and going global. A global IT network,
DASAN will pave the way.

Brief History


  • 1984.02 B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University


  • 1991.03 Founded Korea Ready System - introduced RTOS and Embedded S/W in Korea
  • 1993.03 Founded DASAN Engineering Inc.
  • 1998.07 Founded DASAN RND Co., Ltd.
  • 2000.06 IPO in KOSDAQ: DASAN Internet Inc.
  • 2001.07 Initiated the IT cooperation projects with North Korea
  • 2004 ~ 2006 Chairman of the International Network of Korean Entrepreneurs
  • 2006.12 Founded DASAN TPS, Inc.
  • 2007 ~ 2011.03 KOSDAQ Listing Committee member
  • 2009.11 Founded DASAN SMC, Inc.
  • 2011.01 ~ Present Director of Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation
  • 2012 ~ 2015 Chairman of the Korea Venture Industry Association
  • 2013 ~ 2014 The first Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Young Generation


  • 2000.09 Grand Venture Prize of the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy
  • 2000.12 Venture Prize of the Minister of Information and Communication
  • 2002.10 Grand Venture Prize of the Korean President
  • 2004.12 Grand Prize of the Korean President for the Merit of Foreign Investment
  • 2009.03 Prize of Minister of Strategy and Finance for Exemplary Tax Return Reports
  • 2010.10 Bronze Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit