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FrancoisGuichardFrancois E. Guichard
 Intelligent Transport Systems and Automated Driving focal point of the United Nations (UNECE)

Francois E. Guichard is the Intelligent Transport Systems and Automated Driving focal point of the United Nations (UNECE) and is supervising the activities on technical regulations related to vehicle automation and vehicle connectivity. Previously, he worked as line manager at Daimler AG, he advocated for the introduction of Advance Emergency Braking Systems (AEBS) in the legislation (a relevant contribution for increasing road safety).
Before that, he advised a number of Countries on their strategies to tackle environmental issues after having gained experience as a noise / GHG / pollutants emission testing engineer. He started his career as International Management Associate at Mercedes-Benz, gaining experience in Germany, South Africa and in the United States of America.
AntonioKungAntonio Kung
 CTO, Trialog

Antonio Kung co-founded Trialog in 1987 where he acts as CTO. He has a background on cyberphysical systems, with an initial experience on the development of real-time operating systems. He focuses on the integration of non functional requirements such as dependability, interoperability, security or privacy. He has worked in a number of domains (ageing, smart cities, energy, or transport) and has coordinated a large number of European projects in these areas.

He is involved in standardisation activities on security and privacy, currently the editor of ISO/IEC 27550 Privacy engineering and contributor to security and privacy standards related to big data, IoT, and smart cities. Antonio holds a master’s degree from Harvard University, United States and an engineering degree from Ecole Centrale Paris, France.
 ​ChaesubLee1Chaesub Lee
 Director, ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau

Chaesub Lee is the Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, following his election at the 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, Republic of Korea. He took office on 1st January 2015. Dr Lee has been involved in the telecommunication and ICT standardization field for 30 years, specializing in areas such as integrated services digital networks (ISDN), global information infrastructure (GII), Internet protocol, next-generation networks (NGN), Internet protocol television (IPTV) and cloud computing.

He started his professional life in 1986 as a researcher at Korea Telecom. After 17 years he took up a role at the country's Electronic and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), where he stayed for the next eight years.
Most recently he worked at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), and as a senior advisor to the Koreans Ministry, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP). Within ITU Dr Lee served as Chairman of the ITU Next-Generation Networks (NGN) Focus Group to address the growing need for global standards for NGN, including service requirements, functional architecture and mobility, security and Quality of Service (QoS). He was also Vice-Chairman of the ITU IPTV Focus Group which works to coordinate and promote the development of IPTV standards. He acted as Vice-Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 13 'Future Networks and Cloud' from 2001 until 2008, becoming Chairman of that group in 2009. Study Group 13 works to develop standardization solutions for NGNs, future networks and cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobile telecommunications, to ensure their smooth international deployment in the coming years. Dr Lee holds a PhD in Multimedia Engineering. He is married with two children.
SangWooLee Sang-Woo Lee
 Principal Researcher, ETRI

Sang-Woo Lee is a Principal Researcher at Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in Korea (Rep of) 
(Jan. 2001 – Present). His research interest is in the domain of cyber security system based on cryptography, hardware architectures for cryptographic algorithms, and ITS security.

He is currently Rapporteur of Question 13, security aspects on ITS, in Study Group 17. He is also an editor of X.itssec-2, Security Guidelines for V2X Communication Systems (Sep. 2014 – Present).​​​
ZhaojiLin ​Zhaoji Lin
 ICT Security Standardization Director, ZTE

Zhaoji Lin is the vice-chairman of ITU-T SG17 and vice-chairman of Working Party 3 of ITU-T SG17. Zhaoji works as an ICT Security Standardization director in the tecnical planning and development unit at ZTE Corporation.

He is also active in many international and regional standards organizations, including Open Mobile Alliance (OMA), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and China Communications Standards Association (CCSA) in the areas of device management, digital rights management, identity management, IoT security and cloud computing security. He is the author, editor, and co-editor of many ITU-T recommendations, OMA specifications and CCSA standards.
ShihoMoriai Shiho Moriai
 Director of Security Fundamentals Laboratory, Network Security Research Institute, NICT

Shiho Moriai is Director of Security Fundamentals Laboratory, Network Security Research Institute, NICT. She received the B.E. degree from Kyoto University in 1993 and Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo in 2003. She has worked at NTT Laboratories, Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. as a Research Scientist, and Sony Corporation as a Distinguished Researcher. She has been involved in design, analysis and standardization of symmetric cryptography. She has also worked on designing security architectures of PlayStation platforms. She serves as a member of CRYPTREC Cryptographic Technology Evaluation Committee for Japan e-Government systems.  She was awarded IPSJ Industrial Achievement Award in 2006, Minister's Award of The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Industrial Standardization Awards in 2011, and Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2014.
 PaulNajarianPaul B. Najarian
 Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Dept of State

Paul Najarian is a Foreign Affairs Officer in the office of International Communications & Information Policy within State Department’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs. He is actively engaged in all 3 sectors of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU); but mainly serves as U.S. Head-of-Delegation to ITU’s standardization activities on Cybersecurity, as well as international regulatory activities on terrestrial radiocommunications. Mr. Najarian is the liaison rapporteur between ITU-R and the ITU’s Collaboration on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Communication standards; and has been involved with ITU-R activities dating back to 1985.

From 1996 to 2006, Paul Najarian was the Director of Telecommunications and Standards for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS) as a federal advisory body to the U.S. Department of Transportation. His main responsibilities included the spectrum allocation in the 5850 – 5925 Mhz for Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC), the assignment of the “511” telephone number for traveler information services, and several ITS public safety programs such as Next Generation 911. Mr. Najarian also served as international secretariat, as well as U.S. TAG administrator, for ISO/TC 204 on ITS.

Mr. Najarian began his professional career in 1985 as a systems analyst for the Air Force and the Department of Defense on satellite communications networks. His first interaction with the ITU was to analyze the impact of WARC-85 on the U.S. geostationary satellites; and has remained regularly active in domestic preparations for the ITU-R, the WARCs and the WRCs.  By 1992, his career gradually transferred to Land Mobile communications, including VLF/LF propagation. From 1992 to 1995, Mr. Najarian was a technical and operational analyst as part of the UN Special Commission on Iraq (UNSCOM) inspection teams.  This activity provided a broader exposure to UN activities, including the IAEA and UNDP.  Since 1995, Mr. Najarian has been a regular participant in ITU-R activities and the WRCs, but mainly in Study Group 5 (formerly SG 8 as well as the activities of the JRG 8A-9B), as well as a number of activities in the ITU-T related to the collaboration among standards organizations including the Fully Networked Car.

This was followed by the Dept. of Commerce / National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA), from 2006 to 2009; and at the U.S. State Department since 2009.Mr. Najarian has authored many technical and regulatory papers on ITS radiocommunications, public safety, and land mobile communications.  In 1998 and 1999, he served as President of the Land Mobile Communications Council (LMCC), which groups more than 22 organizations representing the frequency managers, manufacturers, systems integrators, and end-users of land mobile and public safety communications, before the FCC.Mr. Najarian holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia, as well as a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the George Washington University (in Washington, DC) with a specialization in Finance and the Management of Science, Technology and Innovation.

 KojiNakaoKoji Nakao
 Distinguished Researcher, NICT; Guest Professor, Yokohama National University

Koji Nakao received the B.E. degree of Mathematics from Waseda University, in Japan, in 1979. Since joining KDDI in 1979, Koji has been engaged in the research on communication protocol, and information security technology for telecommunications in KDDI laboratory. He has started to additionally work for NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology) in 2004 and for Yokohama National University as a guest professor in 2015.
Since 2000, he has been conducted for governmental security research projects and involved in International Security Standardization activities.  His present positions are "Distinguished Researcher" to manage research activities for network security technologies in NICT and “Guest Professor” of Yokohama National University. Koji has also been a Security Advisor for CABINET SECRETARIAT in Japanese government since 2017.
​​SeungwookParkSeungwook Park ​​
Senior Research Engineer, Hyundai Motors​

Seungwook Park is Senior Research Engineer of Hyundai Motors located in Republic of Korea. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Korea University and MS in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University. 

With over twelve years of global standardization experiences in ISO/ITU and multimedia solution developments such as video/audio/speech codec and streaming client for Android and embedded system, he is working on security for smart car and also serves as an Associate Rapporteur of ITU-T Q13/17.​
RussellShields T. Russell Shields
 Chair, Collaboration on ITS Communications Standards (CITS)

Russ Shields is Chair of Ygomi LLC and the Collaboration on ITS Communications Standards. Businesses that Mr Shields has founded and/or led include Shields Enterprises International, Cellular Business Systems, Inc. (later Convergys), Navigation Technologies (later Navteq, now HERE), and the current Ygomi companies – SEI, Connexis, and ArrayComm.

Mr Shields is a Board Member of the ITS World Congress. He is also a member of the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Advisory Board, a Presidential advisory committee.

Mr Shields is an SAE Fellow and recipient of the SAE Delco Electronics ITS Award. He was inducted into the inaugural class of ITS America’s Hall of Fame and named the first U.S. member of the ITS World Congress Hall of Fame.
In 2008, Mr Shields received the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Distinguished Alumni Award in Entrepreneurship. In 2013, the Hotchkiss School awarded Mr Shields its Alumni Award.             
LiangWei Liang Wei
 Director, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology

Liang Wei graduated from the Beijing University of Post and Telecommunication in 1998 as Master of Computer Application. He started working at the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology in 1998.

Since 2014, Mr Liang Wei serves as the director of Institute of Security Research at the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology.
 NopicJaeson Yoo
 Chief Security Evangelist, Penta Security Systems Inc

Jaeson Yoo serves as Chief Security Evangelist for Penta Security Systems Inc. 

With over five years of IT Security consulting and public speaking experience for automobiles, IoT, PKI authentication, web security and data encryption, Jaeson brings Penta Security’s proprietary core technologies closer to partners and customers all over the globe.
DrYoumHeung Youl Youm
 Chairman, ITU-T Study Group 17, Security

He began participating in ITU-T SG 17 in 2003 and has actively contributed to the work of SG17 as a core member of security experts for more than 13 years. He was an associate Rapporteur of SG 17 Question 10/17 from 2003 to 2004. For the Study Period (2005 – 2008), he served as a Rapporteur of Question 9/17. He was a Vice Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 17 from 2009 to 2016. He was Chairman of Working Party 2 (Application Security) of SG17 for the Study Period (2009–2012) and was Chairman of Working Party 3 (Identity management and cloud computing security) of SG17 for the Study Period (2013–2016). He has been a Project Editor or Co-editor for 19 approved ITU-T Recommendations or agreed Supplements in the area of IPTV security, home network security, authentication protocol, USN security, mobile security, and cybersecurity.
From 1990, he has worked as a professor for the Department of Information Security Engineering of the Soonchunhyang University, Korea. He is currently the Director of SCH cybersecurity research centre in Soonchunhyang University. He was a president of KIISC (Korea Institute on information security and cryptology) in 2011 and is an emeritus president of KIISC. He had worked for ETRI as a senior research engineer from 1982 to 1990. He is active in many (advisory or self-performance evaluation) committees in the area of Information Security and privacy for the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) from 2008 to 2016, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) since 2013, and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MoTIE) since 2015. He is Chairman for the ISMS/PIMS certification committee in Korea since 2007 and chairman for the committee on information security in the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games.
He received a Bachelor degree in 1981, a Master degree in 1983, and a Ph.D. degree in 1990, all in Electronics Engineering from Hanyang University, Korea.