Rod Rothwell

Co-Chair KBLA
Lecturer George Mason University

Rod Rothwell has been in Korea for twenty five years. He is Co-Chair at KBLA as well as teaching Business Studies at George Mason University Korea. During his time in Korea Rod has moved between working in the business community and academic roles. His first role after graduate school was at KAIST MBA, while at KAIST Rod took on the role of Executive Director atAustCham Korea. This was a very interesting time as it was in the period just before the Korea-Australia FTA, then after a brief period working in Daegu for the Daegu Gyeongbuk Free Economic Zone he moved to Samsung SDS as a team leader on the Strategic Marketing Team. While at SDS, he began teaching at the Sungkyunkwan MBA. In 2021, he is also beginning a new role at George Mason University, Korea Campus as a business term instructor.

Rod’s passion for KBLA is that he wants to create Korea’s premier business community. with koreabizcast as our flagship media he hopes to generate important conversations about the wonderful things that people are doing in Korea.