Chulhwan Joo is currently CEO of the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture. He holds a Ph.D. in Korean Language and Literature but led a versatile career as a music composer, writer, educator, and TV program director. He is well known as one of the most distinguished producer/directors in Korea; one of the few TV program directors whose name is widely known among viewers. In 2007, Joo became the first CEO of OBS Gyeong-in Broadcasting Corporation and in 2010, he led the launch of JTBC, which has quickly become a leading network in Korea. Joo taught at Ewha Woman’s University since 2000 and in the Department of Cultural and Contents of Ajou University since 2014. He has also authored 15 books and released 2 music albums as a singer-songwriter.