Kyoungjin Choi


Gachon University

Professor of Law and Director of Center for AI·Data and Policy

Kyoungjin Choi is teaching law at College of Law, Gachon University of Korea. His major area of expertise is data protection, privacy, security, national security, as well as ICT in general. Especially, he has actively participated in the legislation process of data protection laws in Korea and has been advising the Korean government in relation to data protection law for many years, including Personal Information Protection Commission of Korea, Korea Communications Commission, Ministry of the Interior and Safety, etc. He is now serving as a public interest member for Committee for Intensive Management of Credit Information. Also, he has much interest in law and policy for ICT so that he could serve as a member of a Special Committee for Law and Policy of the Presidential Council on Information Society. He is a Korea delegate to the United Nation Commission on International Trade Law and a member of APEC, ECBA Expert Council. He is interested in swift and peaceful dispute resolution and is also acting as a court mediator and an arbitrator of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board.

His recent publications are Data Economy (co-author, 2017), Law and Policy of Personal Data Protection (revised edition, co-author, 2016), InfoMedia Law Case Study 100 (Member of Editorial Board, co-author, 2016), Consumer Law (co-author, 2013), The Internet at the Crossroads (Member of Editorial Board, co-author, 2012). His book “Electronic Commerce and the Law (1998)” is the first professional book in Korea on the legal aspect of e-commerce.


Contributions by Kyoungjin Choi

  • Online Behavioral Advertising from the Data Privacy Perspective
    Speaker at Virtual Seoul KnowledgeNet: 17 December 2021
  • Global Regulatory Trends on AI and IoT Roundtable
    Speaker at Virtual Taipei KnowledgeNet: 28 October 2020
  • Countermeasures to CCPA and 3 New Data Protection Laws
    Speaker at Seoul KnowledgeNet: 29 January 2020
  • Korean Guidebook to the EU GDPR for Business
    Speaker at Seoul KnowledgeNet: 31 October 2019