Younghee Jung is currently leading Nokia’s corporate research team, focusing on enablers of social development through mobile technology
Younghee Jung is an explorer of culture and wisdom of everyday living, with a particular interest in reflecting her learnings on how manmade objects or systems influence behaviours and human interactions. Previously a nomadic worker in Seoul, Pittsburgh, New York, Redwood City, Helsinki, Tokyo, London, and Bangalore, she is trying out a temporary settlement in London since 2013. An interaction designer by education, her work has largely centred on developing insights, prototypes, and exploratory concept sketches. She enjoys finding new ways of understanding and learning from people, beyond the conventional methodologies taught in textbooks. Her latest job title is head dreamer for Nokia’s product marketing team, to provide ideas, inspiration and strategy for new mobile products tailored for developing markets.