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Mark Kim

Entrepreneur • Advisor Korea, KR

Managing Director Jireh Ventures Previously Head of Corporate Development, Samsung C&T, Managing Director, Veritas Group LLC.

Managing Director Jireh Ventures Previously Head of Corporate Development, Samsung C&T, Managing Director, Veritas Group LLC.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
  • Marketing
  • Operations
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations

Involved In

Advisor

Deloitte Consulting
Aptegrity
Kramer Levin
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L
Middle River Racing Authority
Yuhan-Kimberly

Positions

Managing Director Jireh Ventures July 2015 - present
Managing Director Veritas Group LLC June 2010 - present
Head of Corporate Development Samsung C&T, Engineering & Construction Group July 2011 - July 2015
Vice-President Lone Star Funds March 2009 - May 2010
Senior Strategic Analyst Kimberly-Clark April 2007 - March 2009
Finance Executive Development Program Raytheon June 2003 - April 2007
Senior Consultant Deloitte September 1997 - December 2001
Senior Tax Assoiate Deloitte January 1996 - September 1997

Education

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Finance, Entrepreneurship 2002 - 2004
State University of New York at Albany Accounting 1992 - 1995
The Bronx High School of Science 1988 - 1992

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Cofounder With
  • • Ad Sales
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Biomedical Engineering
  • • Electrical Engineering
  • • Mechanical Engineering
  • • Other Engineering
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
  • • Industrial Design
Advisor With
  • • Web Development
  • • Android App Development
  • • IOS Development
  • • Social Media Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Games
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Payments
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Video
  • • Edutainment
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Records
  • • Movies/Film
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

M&a • Due Diligence • Financial analysis • Financial Modeling • corporate finance

Key Accomplishments

Well rounded experience in finance/accounting, IT/Systems integration, Strategy, Management Consulting, M&A , and private equity.

I offer both diverse and deep experience that most entrepreneurs will highly value.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Would love to work with people who understand the technology and product. Someone who can balance the general management, finance, and operations background that I have.

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John Lee
We worked together  •  Director of Real Estate & Infrastructure, Risk Management, Samsung C&T, Engineering & Construction Group.
He is enthusiastic, passionate and goal oriented. He is a great team player to get things done. Especially if there are any difficult proje ... ct, I know I can count on him.
Tammy Chow
We worked together  •  Director, Product Strategy, Samsung Design America. Previously Principal, Samsung Corporate Design Center, Samsung Electronics.
Mark is a natural leader. He's charismatic, energetic and someone who is able to find a path to success even in the most challenging of cir ... cumstances. Having worked with Mark at Samsung in Korea, I have witnessed first hand his uncanny ability to rise above and drive results even within such a tough environment. People who work with him are able to reach their potential due to his ability to deliver clear vision to his team. I have complete confidence that Mark will exceed any challenge presented to him.
Hendrik Frohlich, CFA, CAIA
We worked together  •  Director, Strategic Planning, UBS Global Asset Management. Previously Associate Principal, Samsung.
Able to see the big picture, and to rock the boat when necessary.
Mark Washington
They're my mentor  •  National Director of MBA Ministry, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.
Mark helped turn around a dying MBA student club. He was willing to invest the time and relational capital to build the foundation for a no ... w thriving, influential campus voice. Additionally, I have seen him in his career be resilient when setbacks occur. And his attitude remains positive.
Charles Stott
We worked together  •  Director, Association for Corporate Growth Boston Chapter and Managing Director, ValuePoint Solutions.
Mark understand finance, markets and as importantly human nature. He has a fire to develop ideas and concepts into meaningful opportunities ... . Noting intimidates him and he's always up for breaking down barriers. Would back him in a New York minute (so long as it's not the Yankees)
Kyungsup Song
They're my advisor  •  Senior Executive Vice President, Q Capital Partners. Previously Managing Director, Head of Corporate Finance, BNP Paribas. Wharton grad.
I had worked with Mark on several cross-border M&A transactions. Although he was a leader of the deal team, Mark paid an attention to detail ... s while not losing a grip on overall picture. Great capability to embrace his counterpart throughout the transaction. Really enjoyed working with him!
Peter Rothschild
They're my school  •  Board Member, IGT Holdings, LLC and Board Member, NeoSystems Corp. University of Pennsylvania grad.
Tom Smith
We worked together  •  Director, Deloitte. Previously Project Manager, Visa.
Because of his insight, his broad range of experience, and his creativity.
Peter Kent
We worked together  •  Operations Director, M+W Group. Previously Vice President, Plant Project Management Team, Samsung.
Mark has a genuine passion for his business interests, which are built on a considered understanding of the job to hand, its ultimate purpos ... e and benefits to those contributing to its delivery. Subsequently, those working with Mark believe that his intentions are genuine and will produce results.
Eduard Meier-Lee
We worked together  •  Business Development & Sales Director, PFISTERER. Previously Vice President / Sales & Marketing, Samsung C&T Corporation.
He is very determent and driven to achieve goals and is able to think outside of the Box. He is a very good communicator and motivator. He n ... ever gives up until he as achieved what has been set. He has a wide field of experience and listens to other peoples opinions.
David (DC) Kim
They're my school  •  Director Sales Planning/New Business Development, Razor USA LLC. Previously Director Strategy and Analytics, Sears Holdings Corporation.
Mark possess an uncanny ability to balance his creativity and analytical acumen. As such, he can discern potential opportunities as well as ... associated risks.

John Lee
We worked together  •  Director of Real Estate & Infrastructure, Risk Management, Samsung C&T, Engineering & Construction Group.
John understands the big picture and that people are the reason any business will be a success. He also possessed the drive to put in whate ... ver is necessary to ensure success.

Elan Mevasse
They're my friends  •  Product Manager - Vice President, City National Bank. Previously Senior Marketing Manager, Intuit.
Elan is man who is always looking for a chance to start a business. I really respect the fact that he take the initiative to actually do th ... ings rather than just sit and analyze. Elan is someone who can provide unbelievable energy to any business and a partner I would always work with.