Sean Jung

Assistant Professor of Hospitality Analytics

Sean Jung Ph.D. has recently joined the faculty in the fall of 2020 at Boston University School of Hospitality Administration. He received his Ph.D. in hospitality management from Purdue University, and holds a master’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.

Sean has a diverse working experience in marketing research, consulting, and restaurant entrepreneurship. Starting as an intern at Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS), Sean has also worked at Deloitte consulting as an Intern/Business analyst in the Strategy and Operational (S&O) department analyzing costs and benefits for new business opportunities. Having interest in the restaurant industry, Sean later worked in an ethnic chain restaurant as both a manager for one of the restaurant locations while working as a business analyst for new location opportunities. In 2014, Sean also co-founded a food cart that sold Asian fusion food in Wall Street.

Following his working experience, Dr. Jung’s research is based on strategy management in hospitality and tourism. More specifically, Dr. Jung is interested in hospitality location strategies, strategy optimization, and machine learning applications in hospitality.

Meet Professor Sean Jung