Professor Yong Bae Jeon holds an MBA from Seoul National University and a BA in English Literature from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.
Professor Jeon has over 35 years of working experiences in the financial industry, including overseeing overall asset management business of Franklin Templeton Investments Korea as CEO since 2010. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2001, Mr. Jeon worked for Salomon Smith Barney Korea as head of Korea Equities and Derivatives Division. He also worked for Citibank and Ssangyong Securities since 1985. He was based in London for five years while working for Ssangyong Securities Europe. His extensive knowledge, experience and broad relationship networks in the financial industry have helped UMGC MBA students gain insight and in-depth knowledge about the real world. He has also taught MBA students in many Korean universities via special lectures in the last five years.