Jeong H. Kim is the 11th president of Bell Labs, the communication industry’s most heralded research organization. His background ranges from being a CEO of a high technology start-up to senior executive of a Fortune 500 corporation. Mr. Kim’s early career encompassed computer design, satellite systems design and data communications and included seven years as a nuclear submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Kim holds a Ph.D. in reliability engineering from the University of Maryland, a master’s degree in technical management and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Kim currently serves on the boards of the Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies, and Global Internet Ventures. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the NASDAQ Listing and Hearing Review Council, and was named one of the 10 most influential Asian Americans in business for 2005 by the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber.