Beatrice Yong-in calls herself a professional Digital Content Specialist (DCS) with technology in heart and the demonstrated career for decades from the licensing, publishing, ed-tech and digital content publishing & distribution and security fields of digital watermark and DRM. As a co-founder and managing director at CO.MINT Inc. she is leading rights agency, consulting and digital content distribution of Korean language ebooks and audiobooks. From 2017 to 2022, Beatrice had led Storytel’s audio publishing business in South Korea.
As her continued interest and focus on development of digital content in the time of the 4th industrial technology such as metaverse, blockchain, A.I. and IoT, she has been following the market and IT trend of South Korea and overseas in content and publishing industry, and becomes a judge, frequent speaker, lecturer and writer for Korea’s Digital Book Association, KPIPA and KOCCA of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea on the topic of publishing, ebook, audiobook, digital content trends, and copyrights in digital environment, she has been invited to speak at global arena such as APA (Audio Publishers Association) and Sharjah International Book fair in 2022, AbuDhabi Book Fair 2023, and Readmagine2023 in Madrid, Spain.
She is studying at Ewha Womans University the Graduate School of Law for ‘the future of copyright in the era of the 4th industrial revolution’ as an extension of her bachelor’s degree of law, to solicit the conversation and movement towards the harmonious application of innovation technology and law for our future content industry. In June 2023, she took a key role to hold PublisHer's Seoul Conference during Seoul International Book Fair to introduce PublisHer into Korea's publishing industry to facilitate and nurture the culture of participation in diversity and gender equality at global level.