KIC Advisory Board Members

AllAdvisory Board Members

Jay Eum

Founder and Managing Director

TransLink Capital

Jay Eum

Founder and Managing Director

Jay focuses on consumer technology including mobile, gaming, and consumer devices. He also leads TransLink's activities supporting portfolio companies with their customers and partners primarily in Korea. Active current investments include Chartboost, Epic, nWay, Peel, Quixey, SoundHound, and Tango. Noteworthy past investments include Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB), Enterprise DB (acquired by Peak Equity), and YuMe (NYSE: YUME). Before co-founding TransLink, Jay was the head of Samsung Ventures America. Jay directly led several successful Samsung Ventures' investments including AnalogTech (NASDAQ: AATI), Continuous Computing (acquired by RadiSyS), DivX (NASDAQ: DIVX), InPhi (NASDAQ: IPHI), Intellon (NASDAQ: ITLN), MontaVista (acquired by Cavium), Pure Digital (acquired by Cisco), Techwell (NASDAQ: TWLL) and Teknovus (acquired by Broadcom). Prior to joining Samsung, Jay was an investment officer with the Silicon Valley office of Vertex Management, a global VC firm headquartered in Singapore. At Vertex, Jay focused on investments in communications, mobile, and Internet including Aicent (acquired by Syniverse), GRIC Communications (NASDAQ: GRIC), Mobile 365 (acquired by Sybase), and PayPal (acquired by eBay). Before Vertex, Jay was Senior Director of business development at Dialpad Communications (acquired by Yahoo). Jay also worked as an Associate at McKinsey in Palo Alto, New York, Beijing, and Seoul and at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong. Jay received his MBA degree from Stanford University and an M.S. in Biochemistry and B.S. in Chemistry from Seoul National University. Jay serves as President & Board Director of the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) and Board Director of the Association of Asian American Investment Managers (AAAIM).  He is also an Advisor for Korea Innovation Center (KIC) Silicon Valley. Jay enjoys travel, Sci-Fi movies, and spicy food.
San Jose, USA

Mark Flynn

President

GSV Capital

Mark Flynn

President

Mark W. Flynn joined GSV Asset Management as Co-Managing Partner in March 2013. In addition, he is currently President of GSV Capital and has served as a member of the GSV Capital Board of Directors since 2011. Previously, Mark managed Trilogy Capital Partners, a Menlo Park California based private investment and consulting firm, since its formation in 1997. Prior to forming Trilogy, he worked in various capacities in the investment banking groups at Salomon Brothers and Volpe, Brown & Whelan. During his investment-banking career he primarily worked with technology and health care companies. At Salomon Brothers, he managed the Global Software and Internet investment banking activities and worked with leading companies such as SAP, Microsoft, Veritas Software, Hewlett-Packard and US Robotics. He has also worked with education companies such as Plato Learning, MEEC, Mastering Computers and KnowledgeNet. Mark has also worked for Arthur Young and Company in the High Technology practice. Mr. Flynn has served as a regent at St. John’s University, as chairman of The Preserve Company, as a member of the board of directors of the DAPER Fund at Stanford University as well as a number of privately held companies.

Ho Nam

Managing Director

Altos Ventures

Ho Nam

Managing Director

Ho Nam is a Managing Director of Altos Ventures, focusing on investments in the areas of software, mobile, and internet technologies. He currently serves as a director of  DigitalPath, HireMojo, Lohika, PandaDoc, Trilibis Mobile, TVU Networks, and WhiteHat Security. Ho led the firm’s prior investments in Axis Systems (Cadence), Enwisen (Infor), Evolve (Oracle), Immunet (Sourcefire), Listen.com (Real Networks), Nishan Systems (Brocade), Pixo (Sun) and SayNow (Google). Ho began his VC career at Trinity Ventures and began his professional career at Bain & Company where he advised clients in technology and consumer products industries. Before co-founding Altos Ventures, Ho worked at Silicon Graphics and Octel Communications. Ho received an MBA from Stanford University and a BS in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College.

Perra Ha

Founder and Managing Director

DFJ Athena Investment

Perra Ha

Founder and Managing Director

Perry Ha is the founder and Managing Director of Draper Athena, a member of the DFJ Global Network. He has been an active venture investor since 1997; and has invested and served on the board of many successful companies including iPivot (acq by Intel), Demandtec (IPO then acq by IBM), Imparto Software (acq by PKS), ProfitLogic (acq by Oracle), and Zantaz (acq by Autonomy). He also served as interim CEO in two different companies. He currently serves on the board of several companies in Korea and the US including Mobeam, OGPlanet, Precursor Energetics, and Relay2.
san jose, USA

Tae Hee Nahm

Founder and Managing Director

Storm Ventures

Tae Hee Nahm

Founder and Managing Director

Tae Hea Nahm is a founding Managing Director of Storm Ventures. He has incubated and invested in industry-leading mobile and SaaS companies, as the first or early investor. In mobile, he has invested in the full mobile stack ranging from semis (Berkana/Qualcomm, Silego) to games (Com2uS/IPO) and likes mobile enterprise. He incubated four mobile startups: AireSpace/Cisco (where he was the founding CEO), AirPlug, Averail and MobileIron. There, he hired the founders, helped close the investor syndicate and continues as an active board member. As part of his mobile strategy, he works with the major Korean mobile leaders (LGE, Samsung and KT) and has invested in several Korean mobile startups (AirPlug, Berkana, Com2uS and MCW). He is also a Corporate Strategy Advisor to KT (the leading Korean carrier and Storm LP). In SaaS, he is interested in mobile and revenue generation (Cloudwords, EchoSign/Adobe and Marketo/IPO). He recruited and funded Storm EIRs, including Jason Lemkin (who founded EchoSign) and Ilbok Lee (who founded Silego). Prior to Storm, Tae Hea was a founding partner of Venture Law Group, a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and an associate at Shin & Kim (leading Korean law firm), where he advised hundreds of companies (e.g. Samsung and Sina.com). He holds an AB in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College and a JD from University of Chicago Law School. He was born in Seoul, Korea.
San Jose, USA

Bill Reichart

Managing Director

Garage Technology Ventures

Bill Reichart

Managing Director

Bill Reichert has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and operating executive. Since joining Garage in 1998, Bill has focused on early-stage information technology and materials science companies. He has been a board director or board observer at CaseStack, WhiteHat Security, ClearFuels Technology, Simply Hired, MiaSole, D.light Design, ThermoCeramix, and VisaNow, among others. Prior to Garage, Bill was a co-founder or senior executive in several venture-backed technology startups, including Trademark Software, The Learning Company, and Academic Systems. Earlier in his career, he worked at McKinsey & Company, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., and the World Bank. Bill earned a B.A. at Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Stanford UniBilversity. He was a founding board member and a Chairman of the Churchill Club, and a Board Member of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs. Currently he is the Chairman of the Small Fund Roundtable of the VC Taskforce and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
San Jose, USA

Henry Wong

Managing Director

Garage Technology Ventures

Henry Wong

Managing Director

Henry H. Wong has been a prolific and successful entrepreneur, executive, and venture investor in Silicon Valley for over 25 years. Henry applies his operational experience, investment talent, and China expertise to advise, invest in, and build high technology companies with a global vision. He is the founder of Diamond TechVentures and was a venture partner at Crystal Ventures, where he was actively involved with companies including SMIC, LGC Wireless, Infinera, and Exavio. As an entrepreneur, Henry has had several significant successes, including SS8 Networks Inc., where he was the founder, CEO and Chairman, as well as IP Communications, XaQti Semiconductor, CNet Technology Inc., and Combinet (ISDN Systems), all of which he co-founded and led. In 2002, Henry was a finalist for the Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year Award.” He is an advisor to several non-profit organizations and is active in community organizations. Henry holds a B.Sc. degree in Business from the University of Utah and a MBA in Telecom Management from Golden Gate University.
San Jose, CA