Jeongsoo Choi is a partner based in Bain & Company's Seoul office. He leads Bain's Chemicals practice in Korea and is an active contributor to Bain's global Advanced Manufacturing & Services, Mergers & Acquisitions, Infrastructure, Construction & Building Products, Energy & Natural Resources and Performance Improvement practices.
Since joining Bain in 2007, Jeongsoo has served clients in various industries with a strong focus in the chemicals, downstream oil & gas, advanced materials and bio-related industries. He holds expertise in a wide range of corporate strategies, such as full potential growth strategy and new business/country expansion strategy, as well as performance improvement topics, such as cost savings, R&D innovation and process redesign. He also has extensive domestic and cross-border M&A experience, including M&A strategy, due diligence, blueprinting and post-acquisition integration.
"The real virtue of consulting is not only solving clients' biggest problems, but also helping top management execute flawlessly and realize true value."
Before joining Bain, he worked for the Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology at MIT as a research engineer, IBM Almaden Research Center and Stanford University as a post-doctoral researcher.
He earned his BS, MS and PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Seoul National University.