Entries tagged with Won Kim

2006 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Won Kim

2006 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Won Kim: 2006 SIGKDD Service Award Runner-Up

Won was instrumental in creating SIGKDD in 1999. He served as Interim Chair till the first election, was elected in 2001 as the Chair and guided SIGKDD through the ACM organization as its membership grew to over 1,800. He was excellent at ensuring strong fiscal discipline for SIGKDD. He managed the annual KDD conferences such that each conference had a surplus while keeping the registration fee fixed at a low level since 1999 and maintaining high quality.

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