As a data scientist, Jaeyoon builds systems to identify fishing vessels around the world through refining and putting together scattered, hidden and dirty data on the web. With the unearthed data, he helps other team members and partners see better who’s doing what on oceans. He analyzes data and tries to find interesting stories out of the vast amount of dataset too. He has a BS in computer science at KAIST and a MS in environment engineering at Ecole des Mines Paris. He also brings Global Fishing Watch his experiences as former researcher on wastewater treatment, business engaging manager of WWF-Korea and climate officer at UN Environment Asia-Pacific. Jaeyoon has loved swimming since he was young. When he is not swimming, he plays guitar.
Location: Paris, France