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Dr. Kishik PARK

Candidate to the Post of Director of the TSB (Telecommunication Standardization Bureau)
Dr. Kishik PARK, Republic of Korea

    Dr. Kishik PARK


Name Dr. Kishik PARK (朴 基 植)
Nationality The Republic of Korea
Date of birth March 10, 1958
Marital status Married, 2 daughters and 1 son
Languages English, Portuguese, French (Basic Level), Japanese and Korean


1979.03 - 1983.02 First Class Honours Degree of B.A (English Literature& Linguistics), Seoul National University, Seoul
1983.03 - 1985.02 MA (Policy Science), Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University, Seoul
1989.10 'Management/Executive Development' course, USTTI/MCI, USA
1990.03 - 1995.08 Ph.D. (Policy Science: Telecommunications Standardization Policy), Chungnam National University, Rep. of Korea
1993.08 'Telecommunications Planning and Economic Decision Making' course, USTTI/AT&T, USA.
2001.03 - 2004.02 Ph.D. (Computer Science: Internet QoS), Paichai University, Rep. of Korea
2003. 07 MBA, Cyber KAIST, Rep. of Korea


1985.01 - present Vice President of Information and Telecoms. Services Div. ,ETRI (including Director of Protocol Engineering Center, Info-Communications Technology Division, Telecommunication Systems Division, Information & Telecommunications Technology Division, etc).
1990.09 - present Visiting Professor of Seoul National University, Hanyang University, University of Science & Technology, etc.
1995.10 - present President of Policy Studies Assn. for Human Dignity, Vice-President of Technology Innovation Society of Korea, Vice-President of Public Administration Studies Assn., etc.
1995.10 - 1997 Visiting Researcher, STOA (Scientific and Technological Options Assessment) Project /EU
2000.12 - 2004.06 Vice-Chairman of Standards Assembly of TTA, Rep. of Korea
2001.02 - 2004.03 Member of National Standards Committee
2001.06 - 2003.12 Director of Protocol Engineering Center, ETRI
2002.09 Secretary-General, Asia-Pacific IT Ministers' Conference
2002.09 - 2004.4 President, IPv6 Forum Korea
2002 - 2003 Member of High-level Public Servant Recruiting Committee
2004.04 - present Chairman, Operating Committee of Ubiquitous IT Korea Forum


2004.10 - present Chairman, ITU-T SG 3 (Int'l Telecom Tariff & Charging)
2004.05 Chairman, The 9th GSC (Global Standards Collaboration), GTSC Chairman
2003.08 - present Member of Organization Committee, Int'l IPv6 Forum
2002.04 - present Manager, W3C Korean Office
1996.10 - 2004.10 Vice Chairman, ITU TSAG (Telecommunication Standandization Advisory Group); Chairman, TSAG/WP3 (Electronic Documents Handling)
1998.02 - present Advisory Board Member, ASTAP (APT Standardization Program)
1998.10 Moderator, Int'l Wireless Communication Informational Session of Asia Oceanic Region in ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (Minneapolis, MN,USA)
1991.03 - 1993.07 Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTCl SC21 Korean Committee, etc.


Dr. Kishik PARK was educated at Seoul National University, in the Rep. of Korea, where he obtained a first class honors degree of B.A. in 1982 and M.A. in 1984 respectively. And he got Ph.D. Degree in the field of Telecommunications Standardization Policy in 1995. In 2004, he acquired another Ph.D. Degree majoring in Internet QoS, Computer Science. Dr. Park has sufficient knowledge in Engineering as well as Administrative and Policy areas which are essential for the ITU TSB Director.

He has been working for ETRI for more than 20 years in various important fields such as Protocol Engineering Center, Info-Communications Technology Div., and Telecommunication Systems Div. Currently, he is working as Vice President of ETRI for IT Services Research Division.

He has also been actively involved in the ITU standardization activities such as CCITT SG XVIII, SG VII, SG XIII and ITU-T TSAG since mid-1980s. He is currently serving as the Chairman of SG3 of ITU-T after the 8 year Vice-Chairmanship of ITU TSAG together with its WP3 Chairmanship since 1996.

In addition, he has been leading other important standardization-related activities playing some key roles such as the Chairman of the 9th GSC meeting, Secretary General of Asia IT Ministers' Conference, an Advisory Board Member of ASTAP, a Member of the National Standards Committee, and Korean manager of W3C World Office for many years.

All of above experiences gave him opportunities to obtain not only deeper and wider understanding of practical info-communications technologies but also management skills. Furthermore, Dr. Park has extensive international standardization-related experiences in various standardization rules and procedural matters as well as substantial activities which are critically important to successfully carry out the role of the ITU TSB Director in the future.




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