Joseph Kim, Advisor

Joseph Kim is on a leave of absence from NSV. He is currently founder and CEO of Playviews, Inc. a mobile gaming company. Joseph formerly worked as a management consultant for The McKenna Group where he completed a number of projects primarily for new venture businesses in the communications and high tech space. Projects generally focused on go-to-market strategies for new technology products, technology evaluations for the development of new businesses, or corporate-level strategic re-focusing. Joseph also worked independently for a number of firms including Bandai Namco, IBM, Twentieth Century Fox, NTT, and Black Current Productions. Independent projects involved marketing, product development, and new venture creation.

Prior to his consulting career, Joseph founded an Internet-based graphical chatting company called Quarterview based in Seoul, Korea. He began his career as a software engineer for companies such as Cisco Systems and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. At Cisco, Joseph developed network software for high speed switches, and at LBL Joseph created distributed computing applications to allow researchers to conduct micrsocopy experiments remotely.

Joseph has an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from UC Berkeley.

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