Jie-Ae Sohn

Former President of Arirang TV & Radio

Jie-ae Sohn is a senior communications consultant for the World Bank’s Korea Green Growth Trust Fund. She is also an invited professor at the Graduate School of International Studies at Ewha Womans University. She has served as the President of the Korea International Broadcasting Foundation (Arirang TV & Radio) from, 2011 to February 2014, the first female head of a major broadcasting company in Korea. She was CNN’s bureau chief and correspondent based in Seoul, Korea from 1995 to 2010 and then moved on to serve as the spokesperson of the Presidential Committee for the Seoul G20 Summit in 2010, and was the Presidential Secretary of the Office of overseas public relations at the executive office of the President for former South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak from 2010 to 2011.