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Yongsung Kim

Chairman Korea & Asia

Business Bio  LinkedIn Profile

As CEO of a large Korean manufacturing company for more than a decade, I found I was always puzzled by one question. Even though I knew exactly how much I spent on innovation and R&D each year, I was always asking myself, “Do I know the actual yield being gained from this spending?” Even though my technology guys would tell me that everything was on the right track, even with some delays, I always wondered if this was the best way for us to be developing new technologies. In other words, innovation was a black box for me, making me eager to understand it and to find better ways to improve effectiveness of innovation.

When I heard about the Xinova business model – that these innovation problems can be solved through its global network, not only for developing technologies but also for successful commercialization, I was fascinated by the notion and the concrete examples. I also felt that my previous career as a management consultant, venture capitalist, and CEO would be helpful in creating stronger Xinova. Now I am in charge of the Korean operation, trying hard to make Xinova’s proposition come true, which is also very meaningful to many Korean companies with relatively scarce resources.

Our Team

Soleil Brisbane

Employer Branding Specialist

Molly Kent

Software Engineer

Jussi Westergren

Senior Advisor

Matthew Ritchie

Senior Product Designer

Edward Jung

Founder & CEO

Jorma Ollila

Executive Chairman

John Kim

IT Manager

Ernst Stöttinger

Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Paul Payne

Architect | Network Platform

Clariz Adelle Mariano

Software Engineer

Stephen King

Entrepreneur in Residence

Wolfgang Meyers

Software Engineer

Ken Poppe

Managing Director, Revenue & Program Management

Jacob Harvey

Accounting Manager

Scott Needham

Country Head of Australia and New Zealand

Darrel Rhea

Managing Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

David Kraft

Global Head of Innovation Services

Brian Yen


Shivani G. Ludwig, Ph.D

Innovation Development Manager

Naoki Bessho

Innovation Development Manager

Yi Lan Chen

Research Coordinator

Amy Greime

Vice President | Finance & Accounting

Madeline Song

Managing Director

Jose Chacon

Finance Manager

Ryan Canfield

Software Engineer

Duncan Mowatt

Senior Product Designer

Kevin Crommelin

Product Manager

Graeme Weston

Vice Chairman and Managing Partner, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Kelly Romano

Managing Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Yang-Won Jung

Senior Director | Innovation Services Group

Leesa Murphy

Payroll & Benefits Analyst

Matt Ferguson, PhD

Vice President of Network & Technology

Doug Loy, Ph.D.

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Andrew McLain

Product Manager

Jimin “Eva” Kim

Office Administrator

Masanobu Katoh

President | Xinova Japan

Yongsung Kim

Chairman Korea & Asia

Adam Holiber

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Raine Hermans

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Rob Dhat

Account Executive

Rafidah Binte Md Aidi

Project Coordinator

Nick Milanovich

Director | Innovation Services Group

Sharat Reddy

General Manager, Marketing & North America Sales

Cassandra Schwartz

Product Marketing Manager

Grace Kang

Accounts Payable Specialist

Yan Sheng

Senior Vice President, Head of China

Imran Sajjad

Staff Accountant

Rapha Goyran

Software Engineer

Shiloh Stuart

Software Engineer

Connor Timmerman

Senior Analyst | Network Platform

Wyatt Antoine

Information Technology Intern

Harvey Hung

Project Coordinator

Dan Dongil Kim

Executive Vice President of Finance

Jessica Roberto

Technical Program Manager

Jordan Bundy

Manager, Software Engineer

Eliot Baker

Programs and Content Manager

Travis Murdock

Vice President of Marketing

Ted Leung

Vice President of Engineering

Jon Gleasman

Senior Product Designer

Maggie Ng

Chief of Staff to CEO

Kayo Ikegami

Operations Analyst

Emmanuel Gomez

Principal Engineer

Jake Fagan

Senior Product Designer

Mai Huong Tran


Nadia Savin

Business Intelligence Analyst

Chal Davidson

Director, Revenue & Program Management

Laura Vowles

Executive Assistant

BK Lee

President Korea

Brett Hertzberg

Legal Consultant

Mark Klopp

Business Development Consultant

Madan Prabhu

Director | Innovation Services Group

Ken Pawlak

Managing Director

Todd Kenck

Chief Financial Officer

Olivia Armstrong

Project Manager

Chip Murray

Partner, Innovation Banking and Development

Chris Petersen

Software Engineer

Andy Tolton

Public Relations and Marketing Manager

Jake Cannon

Senior Technical Support Engineer

Glenn Edens

Partner, Innovation Banking and Development

Michelle Axelrod

Office Manager

Bo Garcia

Account Executive

Seth Miller

Managing Director, Innovation Services

Liron Porat

Innovation Program Director

Maynard Kang

Managing Director, Innovation Banking and Development

Joshua Montgomery

Software Engineer

Hsiu-Wu (Jason) Guo

Innovation Development Manager

Christopher Ruehs

Software Engineer

Kevin Williams

Vice President | Innovation Services Group

Dana Lindquist

Data Scientist

Rahul Das

Vice President

Stacey Ravetta

General Counsel

Alyssa Moore, MBA

Senior Marketing Manager

Daniel Edenhofer

Software Engineer

Grace Fox

HR Generalist

Mark Buchthal

Software Engineer

Katerina Baranyuk


Brad Roberts Ph.D.

Global Head of Network Platform

Ken Tallo

Partner | Innovation Banking and Development

Andre Lee

President | Innovation Development & Banking

Emma DeMaris

Marketing Intern

Cate Yochum

Software Engineer

Patrick Ennis

Chief Technology Officer

Dan Cook

Vice President, Growth & Scale Group

Kaori Iguchi

Office Manager

Sara Telfer

Senior Product Designer

Nicole Underwood

HR Director

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We are always seeking new problems to solve, as well as innovators and entrepreneurs to help us solve them. Let’s work together to create the future.

Our Worldwide Locations


311 ½ Occidental Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
+1 (206) 800-2678


Xinova Japan GK
Yaesu Mitsui Building 6F
2-7-2 Yaesu, Chuo-ku
Tokyo 104-0028 Japan


Xinova Innovation (Beijing) Consultancy Co. Ltd.
Room 2494, Level 24, Tower 3
China Central Place
77 Jianguo Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100025 China


Xinova Asia Pte Ltd.
150 Beach Road
#08-06/08 Gateway West
189720 Singapore
+65 6408 5080


Xinova Korea
10th floor, Golfzone Tower
735, Yeongdong-daero
Seoul 06072, Korea
+82 2 6952 8840


Xinova Australasia Pty Ltd.
Level 6, 8 West Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
+61 2 8093 4850


Xinova India
Suite No 208, 2nd Floor
Survey No 414
PSR Complex
Govinda Reddy (GR) Layout
Bannerghatta Road
Karnataka, 560076, India


Xinova Finland
Erottajankatu 5 A 4
FI-00130 Helsinki

Affiliate offices in Tel Aviv & Vienna