Younghee Ro

President Wellness IT Associate (Korea)

Dr. YoungHee RO is currently a president of Wellness IT Association(WiTA) under the Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning. WiTA operates the Pangyo Global Business Center (P-GBC) in Pangyo Valley, South Korea supported by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning with a view to nurturing global SMEs with great potential. P-GBC plays a significant role as a beachhead in assisting SMEs entering the Chinese market through Global Alliance in collaboration with the U.S. and European companies.

She has more than 12 years of experience in establishing policy on global ICT convergence industry serving in the field of wellness. She holds more than 10 patents related to the area of wellness. She has also worked as a Committee Member of Advanced Manufacturing Committee led by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. Especially, her wide experience provided her with the depth of international business development and professional interpersonal skills that are reflected through her years of experience in various industries and the government. Recently, she won the Minister Prize (the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning) at the ICT Innovation Awards Korea 2016.