- Creation of a new council to stimulate the company’s digital innovation and promote manufacturing intelligence
- Five global AI experts specializing in various crucial sectors tasked with leading key technology tasks
Seoul, South Korea, June 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — LG Energy Solution (LGES; KRX: 373220) today announced the launch of its Artificial Intelligence (AI) Advisory Board.
By partnering with leading academics specializing in AI technology, the Advisory Council is expected to play a major role in the digital transformation of LGES and the establishment of a manufacturing intelligence platform.
The newly formed council will define visions and business directions to enhance the company’s digital transformation, as well as establish the technology partnerships necessary to achieve these ambitions. Thus, the council comprises the following five divisions:
- Big data / AI
- AI systems
- AI algorithms
- Robotic mechanics and computer vision
- Advanced process control and process optimization
The company has appointed five experts in artificial intelligence as members of its committee: Sungroh Yoon (Ph.D, electrical engineering, Stanford University), Byung Gon Chun (Ph.D, Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley), Jinwoo Shin (Ph.D, Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Frank Chongwoo Park (Ph.D, Applied Mathematics, Harvard University), and Jong Min Lee (Ph.D, chemical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology).
Each advisory member will be assigned to a different division and will oversee the selection and execution of strategic assignments within their respective area of expertise. Members will also actively participate in determining key technology tasks using AI, especially in performing AI tasks to establish smart factories, as well as promoting next-generation AI professionals. .
“LG Energy Solution consistently executes multiple digital innovation projects that optimize both the efficiency and accuracy of its manufacturing processes,” said Youngsoo Kwon, CEO of LG Energy Solutions. “With the Advisory Council, we will accelerate the promotion of manufacturing intelligence, as well as the creation of smart factories.”
Prior to establishing this forward-thinking council, LG Energy Solution worked on digital transformation based on improving the quality of its batteries and maximizing supply chain efficiency.
As part of its efforts, LG Energy Solution welcomed Dr. Peter Kyungsuk Pyun, former data scientist at Nvidia Corporation, as Chief Data Officer (CDO). Dr. Pyun is currently executing digital transformation projects in several areas including R&D, production and marketing.
About LG Energy Solution
LG Energy Solution (KRX: 373220), a spin-off from LG Chem, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, mobility, computing and energy storage systems. With 30 years of experience in breakthrough battery technology and extensive research and development (R&D), the company is the world’s largest battery-related patent holder with over 24,000 patents. Its strong global network, which spans North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, includes battery manufacturing facilities established through joint ventures with major automakers such as General Motors, Stellantis NV and Hyundai Motor Group. At the forefront of green business and sustainability, LG Energy Solution aims to achieve carbon neutral operations by 2050, while embodying the value of shared growth and promoting a diverse and inclusive corporate culture. To learn more about LG Energy Solution ideas and innovations, visit https://www.lgensol.com.
SOURCE LG Energy Solutions