Leadership

CEO: Euideok “Vito” Oh

Since joining Inven Communications in 2005 as an entry-level journalist, Euideok Oh worked a wide variety of positions until his instatement as Editor-in-Chief. His eleven years of experience helped him lead and direct Inven Communication's editorial operations.

As Inven’s Editor-in-Chief, Vito made multiple efforts to introduce global game events and culture to Korean gamers, laying the groundwork for our eventual globalization. It was no surprise when he was appointed as Inven Global’s first Chief Executive Officer.

Vito is a hardcore gamer himself, also he is a big fan of eSports, with his main interests being League of Legends and Overwatch. His honest passion for games and deep understanding of the game industry are enormous assets for Inven Global.

Vito has always been at the forefront of the Korean game industry and Inven’s globalization, lending his journalistic foresight and gaming experience to all those who need them.

 

Director: Donald Marinelli

Professor Donald Marinelli's unwearying support was imperative in the foundation of Inven Global. As our Director of Innovation, he is planning to utilize his great interest in and understanding of the Korean game development and entertainment technology industries.

Donald Marinelli is a household name in the American digital entertainment industry. As a co-founder of the Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology Center in Pittsburgh - a top-tier educational institution in the fields of game development and entertainment technology - he taught over 31 years countless students who would go on to work with industry-leading organizations such as EA, Ubisoft, and Disney.

Since leaving CMU ETC in 2012, Donald Marinelli has gone on to expand his influence on the American digital entertainment industry by co-founding SD Technologies, delivering lectures as a Visiting Senior Professor at Arizona State, and serving as the Academic Director for Columbia University's Entertainment Technology Management program.

With his wealth of experience and contacts in the gaming and entertainment industries, Donald Marinelli will help Inven Global effectively connect with the North American market.

 

Advisor: John Kang

John Kang is an active and experienced administrator with extensive knowledge of both South Korea and the United States. He currently serves as Carnegie Mellon University’s Director of Asia Collaboration for the Institute for Software Research.

Along with Professor Marinelli, Director Kang made great contributions to the foundation of Inven Global. Understanding well the cultural and industrial differences between Korea and the US, he was always there with the perfect solution whenever a critical problem surfaced.

As Inven Global’s Advisor, Director Kang plans to become the core axis for the Korean game industry’s efforts at globalization.