Chon began his career in Information Technology as a senior associate programmer at IBM in 1992. His skills led him to the project manager position in fortune 50 companies including Johnson & Johnson. Chon has been with Rutgers MSIS department since 1999 teaching subjects in Data Structures, JAVA Programming, Business Research Method, Database Management Systems, Relational Database & Web Development, Computer Networking Analysis, Computer Information Systems, Introduction to Financial Statement, and E-Commerce. He had served as a Senator representing Newark campus at-large from 2008-2010.
In 2015, Chon received the “Management Information Systems Professor of the Year” Award from undergraduate students at Newark campus. This has made him one of a few professors receiving awards from students four years in a roll. In 2014, Chon received “Most Promising Professor” Award. From 2012 and 2013, Chon received 7 awards from undergraduate students at Newark campus including “Most Motivational”, “Most Engaging”, “Most Knowledgeable”, “Most Entertaining” and “Most Sociable” Professor awards.
With Chon’s involvement with Merger and Acquisition for small to medium companies since 2005, he is able to coach students in the areas of valuation process of enterprise and to equip them with the computer analytical skills they need in order to succeed in the Corporate and business worlds.
Other than teaching, he volunteered from 2008 to 2014 with handful of Rutgers Newark students to build great relationship in China’s rural areas’ high school students for a week-long summer camp. By teaching English and cultural exchange and at the same time, promoting Rutgers Business School through interacting with school officials.
Chon is multi-lingual in Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese.