Business Management Department Professor In-Ki Joo was selected as an inductee into the Korea Accounting Hall of Fame for 2023. The Accounting Hall of Fames seeks to recognize outstanding accountants who have made significant contributions to improving Korea’s accounting industry and the country’s economic development. On October 31, 2023, Professor Joo was officially inducted into the 2023 Accounting Hall of Fame during the induction ceremony.
Professor Joo has contributed significantly to the development of modern accounting. He achieved this through numerous published lectures and books related to various fields in accounting. Beyond his academic contributions, he played a pivotal role in the development of the public sector of accounting as an accounting and tax advisor, and engaged in various committees within the accounting field.
He has also enhanced the status of the Korean Certified Public Accountants globally by representing Korea in the International Accounting Standards Commission (IASC) in 1987, where he actively advocated Korea’s situation during the development of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). In addition, he served as the president of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) from 2009 to 2011. His leadership also extended to becoming the first Korean president of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) from 2018 to 2020. During his stewardship of these international global organizations, he opened doors for South Korea to participate in various international accounting organizations, solidifying his legacy as a global accounting figure.
Professor In-Ki Joo is a leading professor in Business Management at SUNY Korea, Stony Brook University. He earned his B.A. degree from Yonsei University, an MBA from Seoul National University and New York University, and a Ph.D. from New York University.