Jongkap Kim

Chief Executive Director, Born2Global Centre

Jongkap Kim is the Chief Executive Director of Born2Global Centre, the Korean government’s global startup incubation and acceleration agency under the Ministry of Science and ICT. Prior to heading the Center, he worked for over 20 years at Silicon Valley as the founding member and CEO of ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute of Korea) Silicon Valley, and CEO of iPark Silicon Valley, a government agency for incubating tech entrepreneurs and businesses. During his time in Silicon Valley, he was responsible for developing, implementing, and managing business strategies for deep-tech companies and advising the Korean government on policies and new programs for the development of the deep-tech industry.