The 2017 #AACSB Innovation Award Winner for the Asia-Pacific Region is…

WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award Presented to the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology at AACSB Conference in South Korea

Rounding out the 3rd of 3 AACSB awards for 2017, this time for the Asia-Pacific Region, we are pleased to announce and congratulate The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology as the winners of the WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award™.

Inmoo Lee, Head of School of Management Engineering at KAIST College of Business accepted the award from Robert Zarazowski, Managing Director of WRDS, and Gregg Gordon, Managing Director of SSRN at a luncheon during the AACSB Asia Pacific Conference in South Korea last week.

“On behalf of the leadership and researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), we are very pleased to receive the WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award,” said Inmoo Lee, of KAIST. “KAIST College of Business focuses on academic excellence and innovative research activities. This initiative is also integrated into the curriculum. KAIST College of Business has provided unique and creative education programs such as the Social Entrepreneurship MBA and the MS in Green Business and Policy program. Moreover, KAIST was listed as the 6th most innovative university in the world by the Thomson Reuters this year. We are honored to be recognized by WRDS and SSRN.”

Gregg Gordon, Managing Director of SSRN, added: “Congratulations to KAIST College of Business on winning this WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award. We are pleased to be able to offer business education programs greater visibility and opportunities to showcase their important work through this award and the WRDS Research Paper Series, a new, searchable platform on SSRN.”

Congratulations again to The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. You are the first to win this award for the Asia-Pacific Region. This year’s winners of the North America Region in April was Sam Houston State University, and the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region winner in October was the University of Gothenburg.

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