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Industry Liaison

Jewan John Bae

Program Director

ilo photoJewan joined the MIT Office of Corporate Relations in January 2017.He is a senior Strategic Marketing and New Business Development leader with more than 20 years of experiences in Specialty Chemicals and Construction industries. He is an accomplished business leader with a proven track record in building a team of trust and joint accountability, improving quality of existing business and delivering new business growth by influencing cross-functional teams. His areas of expertise include New Product Introduction Stage Gate Process, Portfolio Prioritization and Resource Planning and Strategic Planning. He especially enjoys interacting with customers and industry leaders, coaching others and learning from others.

Prior to joining MIT, Jewan held various business leadership positions at W, R. Grace & Co. and Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. including Director of Strategic Planning & Process, Director of Sales – Americas and Global Marketing Director. He is a recipient of the US Army Commendation Medal in 1986. He has a B.S. in Ceramic Engineering from Yonsei University, a M.S. in Materials Science & Engineering from Washington State University and a M.B.A. from University of Notre Dame.


Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
B.S., Ceramic Engineering

Washington State University, Pullman, WA
M.S., Materials Science & Engineering

University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business, Notre Dame, IN
Master of Business Administration, Marketing


Phone: 617-258-7934
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Assistant:Austin Crann
Phone: 617-253-0434
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