Professor of MIS and Strategy


Youngjin Yoo


Professor of MIS and Strategy
Irwin L. Gross Research Fellow
Director, Center for Design+Innovation
PI, Urban Apps & Maps Studios
Fox School of Business, Temple University
2o1A Speakman Hall
1810 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-3058
homepage:; Twitter: yxy23yoo

  • digitalization of products and the changing landscape of design September 8, 2014
    Ever since the introduction of iPhone featuring a flat multi-touch screen that replaced physical keyboards, the scope of traditional industrial design on new product developments has been shrinking. Instead of providing physical interface, many companies opted to offer software-defined functions...
  • What Samsung Could Have and Should Have Done Today September 4, 2014
    Samsung unveiled Galaxy Note Edge which is featuring a curved screen. It offers a new possibility that enable offer new ways to use smartphones. Yet, as many reporters have already pointed out, whether this “innovation” will succeed or not largely...
  • Apps and Maps BITs 2014 Summer Program July 21, 2014
    Over the last three years, Temple University's Urban Apps & Maps Studios has been running Apps & Maps BITs Summer Program. This year, 95 girls and 84 boys are participating in the program. They are working with over 30 Temple...
  • Books I read recently June 30, 2014
    These are few books I have read over the last several weeks as I was traveling. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl - Simply a classic. The power of discovering meaning in all we do. Diversity and Complexity...
  • 청지기로서 경영인과 디자인 June 18, 2014
    기독교적 경영이란 무엇인가? 창세기 1장 28절을 보면 "하나님이 그들에게 복을 주시며 하나님이 그들에게 이르시되 생육하고 번성하여 땅에 충만하라, 땅을 정복하라, 바다의 물고기와 하늘의 새와 땅에 움직이는 모든 생물을 다스리라 하시니라“ 하셨습니다. 이것을 우리에게 주신 청지기로서의 사명이라고 이야기를 합니다. 어떤 의미에서...