Kwanghyon Kim
D.CAMP & Startup Korea
South Korea
Executive Director, Startup Korea
Kwanghyon Kim is Executive Director at Banks Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs, leading the Foundation’s entrepreneur supporting activities and investment strategy through D.CAMP. D.CAMP is run by Banks Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs, one of the largest non-profit organizations in Korea founded by Korea’s 20 major banks and financial institutions in 2012 to help young entrepreneurs and start-ups. He is also leading tech opinions as a well-known IT blogger under a pen name “Kwang82” with hundreds of thousands’ followers. Prior to D.CAMP, Kwanghyon was a veteran tech journalist for 27 years. He covered IT and economic section at Korea’s leading economic daily newspaper “The Korea Economic Daily” since 1995. Also he served as a head of Strategic Planning Department and spearheaded the newspaper’s Digital Strategy as Deputy Managing Director. He is often compared with Walter Mossberg, a prominent technology industry journalist in the U.S., who created the Weekly Personal Technology column in the Wall Street Journal. Kwanghyon received master degrees in English literature and International Economics from Sogang University.