Sunmin Kim was a 2017 Congressional Innovation Fellow. She is a technology editor for The Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) thought leadership division in the Americas. Specializing in the impact of technology on society and business, she has reported on technology policymaking, rise of startup cities, big data in business, sharing economy and the labor market, and self-driving cars, to name a few.
Outside the EIU, she is the executive director of Pro Journo, a global business journalism non-profit, and a media advisor to the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers community. She received her master's in mechanical engineering and bachelor's in biological engineering at the University of Michigan and Cornell University, respectively, and patented a method to pattern quantum dots (nanoparticles that have semiconductor properties).