Seoul, South Korea
About KC Kim
KC is a Managing Director at Ikove Capital, based in Seoul, South Korea.
KC has developed a stellar career at LG Electronics over the past 16 years. He currently serves as a board member on the Corporate Open Innovation Committee and also as Director of the Research Institute and Manufacturing Engineering at LG Electronics. In these roles, KC is responsible for reviewing all advanced and innovative technology development by third-party companies and establishing strategic direction over all the technology investment and business development for LG Corp. He is also responsible for driving all internal self-innovation groups and leading handpicked partners in meeting the innovation demands and expectations of all stakeholders and customers.
KC served as a General Manager and Head of the Strategic Sourcing Office of LG Electronics US, in San Jose, CA. As a sponsored employee, KC developed partnerships with over 580 companies and multi-national government outpost officers in Silicon Valley, developing new business and accelerating tech for commercialization. KC holds a Master’s Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from SKKU university.