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Young Joon Lee's research focuses on adopting and applying state-of-the-art technologies, such as Big Data, Machine Learning, and Text Mining, to economics and finance research. Prior to his Ph.D. career, Young Joon worked in the financial services industry for more than ten years including over eight years of working at Hyundai Securities as a quantitative analyst. His professional background in the financial services industry adds distinct value to his academic research in several ways: understanding on asset management, quantitative investment strategies, what the industry needs from the academic world, and commercial application of information technologies in the financial services industry. With the academic degrees starting from Computer Science to Finance and the various experience in the financial services industry, he is uniquely qualified to carry on interdisciplinary research on two frontiers: Innovation in Finance and Information Technology. Young Joon completed his Ph.D. in Finance, MA in Economics and BS in Industrial Engineering & Computer Science at Yonsei University.