Daeho Kim is a professor of media and IT at Inha University in Korea. He was a visiting scholar at CITI in 2006-2007. Before joining the university, he worked as a senior research fellow for the Korean Broadcasting Commission, a regulator of broadcasting industry, from 1994-1996, and from 1996-1999 as a director of broadcasting policy and convergence policy with KISDI (Korean Information Strategy Development Institute), a government sponsored think tank on IT and media.
Since 1995, he has deeply involved in the launch of satellite TV, mobile TV, and cable TV in Korea, and also contributed to legislation of Korea’s 2001 Broadcasting Act. Professor Kim undertook many research projects on convergence policies, media and IT policy and industry, as well as with regard to regulation on media.
Professor Kim served as a Korean government delegate for the OECD and the ITU. He also served as a research director for the Korean Society for Journalism and Communications Studies and Korean Association for Broadcasting and Telecommunications Studies, respectively. He received his Ph.D. in media and cultural policy at the University of Birmingham, UK. He graduated from Seoul National University in Korea, where he received his B.A. and M.A. He is now researching on wired and wireless broadband policies, governance of convergent industry, and digital contents provision on the broadband networks.