Born in South Korea, Joon Baek served 21 months in the Republic of Korea Army at the Demilitarized Zone, where he witnessed firsthand the need for nuclear disarmament.
He graduated from Columbia University studying computer science and physics. While in school, he was the student body president of the Columbia College Student Council, advocating for international student rights, student privacy, and the university's response to COVID-19.
Joon Baek now works full-time at Google as a software engineer. Joon hopes to bring his expertise in artificial intelligence, passion for privacy, and experience in the military to the #Leaders4Tomorrow Workshop Series.