Jongkap Kim

President & CEO, Global Digital Innovation Network

Jongkap Kim is the President & CEO of the Global Digital Innovation Network (former Born2Global Centre), an independent foundation registered under the Ministry of Science and ICT of the Republic of Korea, with the objectives of building a global digital industry ecosystem, sourcing and accelerating innovative digital tech companies, and promoting global digital collaboration and market expansion.

Previously, he headed the Born2Global Centre as the Chief Executive Director after having 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. He completed a Ph.D. course in Finance at Vanderbilt University and received an M.S. in Environmental Planning and Design from Seoul National University.