Expat living in London is easy. But of course, not everything in the UK is the same as the US, beyond the typically cited differences.
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Minority Report: Chapter 3
In mid-2014, I left Austin to work and live as an expat in Seoul. In late 2015, I repatriated to New York. Now, it’s time to start a new chapter of the minority report, this time across the Atlantic Ocean in London. I’m taking on a new role at LEGO, leading digital consumer engagement. I …
So long, Seoul
My life as an expat in Seoul ends…for now.
A Year in Seoul
Today marks one year of living in Seoul. To update some thoughts from my first month here: A lot more Instagram, a lot less Twitter. Snackability applies to posting and to reading. It’s been interesting to see censorship in the media and how freedom of the press is limited in South Korea. For example, when the …
After a month in Seoul
It’s been a month since I left Austin and started as chief digital officer at Cheil Worldwide. I’ve been almost entirely focused on work and in many ways, “the work is the work.” Strategy formulation, change management, and matrix operations are fairly straightforward. Of course not everything is the same and after a business trip …
Following footsteps, in reverse
Decades ago, my parents left Korea and immigrated to the United States. Half a century later, I find myself doing the opposite.
I moved to Austin four years ago to grow a company and it was acquired earlier this year. The skyline has changed a bit since I’ve been here and it’s already very different from four months ago when the picture above was taken. Thinking about the four years I spent in Austin, here’s what I’ll Miss: the people. For …