Tony K. Cho
Vice President and Director
Mr. Tony K. Cho has been leading UMGC Europe as vice president and director since Fall 2017 following a tenure as the associate vice president and deputy director of UMGC Asia. He retired as a colonel after 26 years of duty in the United States Army, and from a culminating assignment as the Northeast Asia Policy Division Chief for the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Pentagon. His educational background includes a Master of Arts in East Asian Studies and a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University; a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University; a Master of Arts in National Security Studies from the U.S. Army War College; and a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois. Prior to his military service, Mr. Cho also worked as an engineer at Lockheed Martin Space Systems and at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center.