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Young Beom Jeong

Founder, President Star J Entertainment

Biography

Mr. Young Beom Jeong is the Founder and the President of Star J Entertainment. Since 1994, he has discovered and managed careers of numerous global “Korean wave” stars such as Dong-Gun Jang, Eun-Ha Shim, Namgil Kim,n So-young Ko, Na-young Lee, Son-ha Yoon, Kang-hee Choi, Jung-jin Lee, Yoo-jin So, Chae-young Han and Won-Bin. Star J Entertainment currently manages top actors and actresses, including Soo-Ae,Ji Hye Wang, and Sookyuk Lee. He is also actively involved in TV drama production, music planning and production, distribution, and publishing. In 2011, with the goal of supporting artists to enter the global entertainment market, Mr. Jeong brought together six major entertainment agencies, which include KeyEast, AMENT, Star J Entertainment, SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, and JYP Entertainment to form an Asian management agency named United Asia Management (UAM). Mr. Jeong, as a CEO of UAM, has been working to create a synergistic effect for the advancement of not only Korea’ entertainment industry but Asia as well.

Mr. Jeong received his BA from Oklahoma City University in Mass Communications and Advertising and completed his Master’s degree study in Mass Communication from Chung-Ang University Graduate School. Mr. Jeong currently serves as an Advisor for Busan International Film Festival and also as an Organizing Committee Member for Jeachon International Music Film Festival.