Jaekyu Jung was born in Gwangju, South Korea. He studied industrial design at Chosun University. After graduating, he began working for mobile design at the Pantech, Seoul. In 2014 he joined Hewlett-Packard, Asia center in Taipei. In 2016 he transferred to Houston, USA. He is currently working in Hewlett-Packard, Houston. He is also working as a designer for Weekend-Works and has his own personal project called 1000object.
Since he joined Hewlett-Packard in 2014, he has been working on a consumer laptop design. He is responsible for the holistic process from concept to mass production.