Seoul National University honors the people who made distinguished achievements in their lives with the Distinguished SNU Members Award. It has been the highest honor bestowed upon SNU alumni or faculty since 1991. The award is granted annually on the founding anniversary of the university during the official anniversary ceremony.
Founding CEO of Ahnlab
Dr. Ahn developed a computer antivirus software program through individual research while working as medical doctor. He distributed the program to the public for free. He founded AhnLab, the world's first company of its kind which later became the largest computer security company in Korea.
President of the Girl Scouts of Korea
President Byun contributed to the development of youth education, serving as the Chairperson of the Asia Pacific Regional Committee of WAGGGS (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts).