Ji Mi Choi leads and collaborates with Arizona State University colleagues and external partners to advance entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as global, corporate and clinical partnerships. She brings to ASU her expertise in higher education at the intersection of entrepreneurial and public-private partnerships.
Previously, Choi served in various fast-paced and evolving roles at New York University: early in her career at the Interactive Telecommunications Program at the Tisch School of the Arts before new media was new media; later at the Polytechnic University (now the Tandon School of Engineering at NYU), first serving as the chief of staff to the president and vice president for strategic initiatives, then later serving as the senior director of integration, leading the merger between the two institutions; and subsequently serving as the assistant vice president for global programs planning. Choi has also served at the world-renowned Earth Institute at Columbia University, ultimately as chief of staff and assistant deputy director.
Choi earned her B.A. in English Literature and Communication Arts from Marymount Manhattan College and an M.S. in Strategic Communications from Columbia University.