Hwansung Ju is a doctoral student in international business at the Fox School of Business. He earned an MBA and a BA in law and business from Sogang University in Seoul, Korea. He also holds an MA in international business from University of Florida. His current research interests include innovation ecosystems, clustering in and around metropolitan areas, and firms’ strategic decisions regarding location. During his PhD program, he served as a research associate for the City of Philadelphia, working on the Global City Initiative (GCI) Project supported by the Brookings Institution. Prior to joining the PhD program, he worked as an assistant manager for Renault Samsung Motors, managing international supply chain and automotive part procurement.