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Prof. Jinsoo Lee received his BS degree in Business Administration at Chung-Ang University, Korea. Upon the completion of Master's degree at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA, he was engaged in international telecommunication business for the first two years and built a career in the convention, exhibition, and special event industry, serving as Director of an independent meeting planning company for more than 5 years.

He returned to academia to pursue Ph.D. in the Department of Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Management and Dietetics at Kansas State University, USA where he taught meeting management and other hospitality-related courses. Upon the completion of Ph.D., he assumed Assistant Professor in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in January, 2007 and was promoted to Professor in July, 2020.

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • PhD (Kansas State University)
  • MS (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
  • BS (Chung-Ang University)

Academic and Professional Experience

  • Convention and Events Management

Research Interests

  • MICE
  • Hospitality Marketing

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