Eun Y. Kim, Ph.D.
President, CEO International
Dr. Kim is President of CEO International, an international management- consulting firm based in Austin, Texas. Eun's undergraduate degree is from Seoul National University and her Ph.D. is from the University of Texas at Austin. She has worked in the United States and Asia as a management/communication consultant for over 15 years. With a mission to build and repair cultural bridges, Eun has designed and developed executive education programs for multinationals in North America, Europe and Asia. She has helped thousands of global managers work effectively across cultures. Clients include Applied Materials, Chevron/Texaco, IBM, LG, Motorola, NCsoft, Samsung, SEMATECH, 3M, and Texas Instruments.
Eun is an author of six books on business and cross-cultural communication, including Global Intelligence: Seven Pillars for New Global Leaders, The Yin and Yang of American Culture: A Paradox (Intercultural Press, 2001), A Cross- Cultural Reference of Business Practices in a New Korea (Quorum, 1996) and a Korean best-seller, Image-making. As a popular keynote speaker, Eun has spoken to as many as 6,500 people a day and appeared in numerous international media and conferences. Her recent appearances include: C-SPAN TV, the 3rd World Knowledge Forum (Seoul), Texas Conference for Women, NAFSA International Educators Conference, SIETAR Europe Globalization Congress (Vienna), and International Conference on Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy (Malta).
Born to be global, she is married to a native Texan and runs a cross-cultural lab at home, discovering new findings everyday with her first-grade son who has traveled to 20 countries on four continents.