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Executive leadership

Young S. Choi Chairman and CEO, Founder of Metanet
Young S. Choi

Chairman and CEO Young S. Choi founded Metanet in 2000 and also serves as the CEO of A.T. Kearney Korea, a global management consulting agency.

With over 30 years’ experience, Mr. Choi has been one of the most successful consulting professionals, introducing management consulting services in Korea. In 1982, Mr. Choi began the management consulting, M&A advisory and accounting audit groups at Deloitte Touche Tomatsu. Having founded Consulting Services Group Inc. (CSG), Mr. Choi has led a wide variety of major consulting projects for Korea’s leading enterprises. Before founding Metanet in 2000, Mr. Choi served as CEO of PwC Consulting Korea and is a member of the firm’s Asia Board of Directors from 1998-2000.

As CEO of Metanet, Korea’s largest professional services firm, Mr. Choi is committed to helping Korean companies and government organizations improve their performance and become globally competitive.

Recently named one of the “Top 100 CEOs in Korea” for his outstanding leadership by a prestigious Korean business newspaper, Mr. Choi plays a pivotal role in organizations such as the Korea CEO Forum, and consistently engages pro bono for the good of Korean society.

Mr. Choi earned his bachelor's degree in Economics from Yonsei University and completed the Global Management Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Kiho Kim CEO, Metanet Global & Metanet Digital
Kiho Kim

CEO Kiho Kim leads overall business of Metanet Global & Metanet Digital.

He obtained PhD in statistics from Virginia Tech, USA, and started his career as a management consultant at PwC MCS in 2000 for leading domestic customers in CRM strategy and PI.

While working at SAP Korea and KPMG Consulting, he managed a number of PI and development projects based on SAP ERP, and in 2012, he led the largest SI business in Korea as a general executive in charge of the BIT Project, a next-generation project of KT at KT DS.

In 2019, he served as a partner in charge of the manufacturing industry at IBM GBS Korea, and played a leading role in winning large SI/ITO orders as head of IBM Korea’s strategic business division, and represented Korea in S1, an organization responsible for global accounts created according to the Global New GTM strategy.

Changyull Lee CEO, Metanet Digital
Changyull Lee

Changyull Lee serves as the CEO of Metanet Digital.

After starting his career at IBM Korea, he worked for Microsoft and AT Kearney before serving as CEO of Nexgen NCG, an affiiliate of Metanet Group, and CEO of Metanet Global. From 2012 to 2016, he held key positions at Metanet Digital, including Head of the Office of Strategy and Planning, Chief of the Strategy and Technology Sector and Chief of the Public Sector.

With 21 years of experiences in local and international IT businesses, he is a recognized expert who has led large projects including strategy and consulting.

He earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Seoul National University.

Doug Ahn CEO, Metaet Tplatform
Doug Ahn

Doug Ahn leads overall business of MetanetTplatform and GTPlus.

He is a business executive who obtained a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and has accumulated over 20 years of IT business experience in both Korea and the United States.

In 1999, he founded Dialpad Communication, an internet telephony (VoIP) software company, and served as its inaugural CEO. He has also held positions as CEO of Nenix Corp., Director of KT Infotech, and CEO of Pivotech. He co-founded the AI technology company Skelterlabs and worked as its COO.

Since 2013, as the CEO and technology leader of G-Plus, he has been leading business strategies and technological directions. In 2023, he was appointed as the CEO of Metanet Tplatform.

Ted Jeong CEO, Metanet Global, Metanet SaaS, Metanet DL, Metanet Fintech
Ted Jeong

Ted Jung oversees management support for Metanet's SaaS business and also serves as CEO of Management Support for Metanet Global.

Before joining Metanet Digital as CEO of Management Support in 2019, he worked as COO and CFO of IBM Korea.

As a holder of bachelor's degree in economics earned from Sogang University, he is an expert in finance and support with 24 years of experiences.

Youngho Kim CEO, Metanet Global
Youngho Kim

Youngho Kim has been overseeing Metanet Tplatform’s application business since 2022.

Before joining Metanet Tplatform in 2022, he built his career at many leading companies, including Oracle, Deloitte Consulting, IBM and Metanet Global,

He earned his master’s degree in industrial engineering from POSTECH, and he is an IT professional in operational innovation consulting and system build for enterprises, covering CRM, commerce, digital transformation, big data and AI.