Jihong Kim

Managing Partner, Korea / Seoul

“Build diverse skills and well-balanced views”

Jihong Kim

Managing Partner, Korea / Seoul

“Build diverse skills and well-balanced views”

  • Bio

    Jihong joined NPX Capital in 2018 and focuses on growth stage investing.

    Prior to NPX, Jihong worked for seven years at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he conducted diverse projects involving turnarounds and growth strategy in the insurance, finance, industrial goods, and energy sectors in Korea, Canada, and the U.S.

    Before joining BCG, Jihong spent five years as a KICPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he led more than 20 auditing and financial services projects, including one for Samsung Electronics and its subsidiaries.

    Jihong earned an MBA at Columbia Business School (with sponsorship from BCG) and studied Business Administration as an undergraduate at Korea University. During his undergraduate years, he became an accredited member of the Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants (KICPA).

    Areas of Interest

    Education, Commerce, Marketplaces, Fintech, Mobility, Infrastructure, Healthcare/Bio

  • 5 Fun Facts

    Origin: Seoul, Korea

    Sports: Tennis and golf

    Interests: Family first

    Travel: Bicycled around Jeju Island for two weeks

    Bucket List: Golf trip to a global top 10 course