Mr. Yeung Kim is a proven leader in technology and business development. He is also a corporate finance expert. He is well versed in East Asian philosophy and is good at storytelling.
He has 30 years of experience in technology and business development in the wireless telecom and lighting industry. He is an expert at setting corporate vision and mission statement, and storytelling capability for corporate value improvement.
Yeung Kim majored in Eastern Philosophy, especially Confucianism, at Sungkyunkwan University, the oldest established university in Korea. He was able to develop logical thinking and writing skills in college.
After graduating, he joined Hyosung C&T, one of the largest trading companies in Korea, and was in charge of trade finance, opening his eyes to overall corporate finance know-how. Working at the London branch of the same company, he was able to develop international financial sense.
Yeung Kim also served as the Global CEO of KMW Inc. listed on the Korean KOSDAQ(032500).
KMW is a specialized manufacturer of wireless communication base station equipment and parts. It is a supplier of base station equipment and antennas and RF filter parts for wireless communication.
While serving as the global CEO at KMW, he traded with global carriers such as ATT and Sprint, and supplied parts to Nokia, Ericson, Samsung, Crown Castle, Extent, and Mobilitie in an OEM manner. For this reason, he has formed a thick business network with famous telecommunication companies around the world and IT companies in Silicon Valley.
KMW succeeded in localizing communication parts and is evaluated as a company that contributed to the construction of communication infrastructure in Korea. During his tenure as global CEO, the company grew to $200 million in annual sales and $25 billion in enterprise value.
Prior to joining KWAVE, Yeung Kim has served as CEO for Plasma Work, Inc. and Tekmar Inc. USA.
As CEO of Plasma Work, he develops critical technology for plasma lighting. Recently, using Plasma UV C(ultraviolet C wavelength), he succeeds in development of a solution to eradicate the Covid-19 virus within 1 second.
At KWAVE GO, Inc., an IT platform company that supports a social platform(kwave.ai) that 1 billion Hallyu fans around the world can communicate with, he promises to combine the ‘human touch’ based on humanities knowledge with cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence and block chain.