Sung-Jin Kim, Ph.D. | Co-Founder / Chief Technology Officer
Sung-Jin Kim has researched distributed computing and distributed visualization for 14 years. As part of his Ph.D. work at the University of California, Irvine, he developed early versions of software for HIPerWall, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project, which created the technology for the world's highest resolution tiled display. Upon completing his Ph.D., he joined the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) at the University of California, Irvine as a post-doctoral researcher, where he continued his research on distributed visualization and improved the software for HIPerWall. He co-founded Hiperwall, Inc. to commercialize the tiled display technology into a cost-effective software solution that uses commodity computing and display components. As Hiperwall's Chief Technology Officer, he provides the overall vision, strategy and leadership for development of the company’s innovative products and solutions. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Korea University, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from University of California, Irvine.