Thomas Kim is director of business development and corporate strategy at Chungdahm Learning responsible for discovering international strategic partners with an emphasis on big data and new market entry. Chungdahm learning is an educational service company headquartered in Seoul with two decades of experience in the East and Southeast Asian ESL market. Through three distinctive premium offline ESL learning center brands, CDI, April, and iGartgen, Chungdahm provides target specific learning environments for various segments of K-12 learners. Company’s growth is principally attributed to two inherently distinguishable traits: data-driven pedagogy and systematic technology integration. Based on 20 years of student data analysis, CDL has devised adaptive pedagogy for all levels of proficiency with a heavy emphasis on critical and creative thinking. More significantly, by integrating online speaking and writing platform in 2005 and implementing one-to-one tablet based Smart Classroom in the flagship brand since 2013; CDL has evolved into an education technology company with all in-house contents and solutions.