Kim has extensive experience in technology start-ups as both CTO and CEO and an extensive network of high-level contacts in the technology sector globally. His knowledge of technology trends is encyclopaedic and has time and time demonstrated the ability to distil complex business problems into sophisticated technology solutions.

Kim has more than fifteen years of technology research and development industry experience – both domestically in research and industry companies, as well as internationally through EU-FP6 large integrated projects and multi-national collaboration projects. He has previously held the position of Research Program Manager with SAP Research, the global research division of SAP AG, the German-based enterprise software computer company with such international clients as Nestlé, Lufthansa, Pepsi and Coca Cola. In this position he built a research program – Enterprise Services and Semantics – from three researchers into a program this involved three sites and twelve researchers, while progressing many technologies and initiatives from research projects through to prototype development and then through to commercialization into sections of the SAP product.

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