Hyeonjo is a doctoral student in Finance at the Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaiʻi at  Mānoa. Currently, he is conducting research on corporate innovation under the guidance of Professor S. Ghon Rhee. Before joining the Ph.D. program, Hyeonjo worked as a global portfolio strategist in South Korea. He initiated and led a Robo-advisor Project, an online wealth management service providing automated and algorithm-based portfolio management. He also devised a global asset allocation model and established asset allocation strategies for institutional investors.


MS, Financial Engineering – University of Hawaiʻi at  Mānoa

BBA – Kyungpook National University

Research Interests

Current research interests include application of machine learning and natural language processing in corporate finance and empirical asset pricing models.