Team & Advisors
As a founder of Korea's 1st Generation IT venture, Dr. Jhun served as the vice-president of Korea Venture Business Association, and the CEO of Hancom. Afterwards, he served as the member of the 19th National Assembly in South Korea. Currently, Dr. Jhun is making efforts to actualize Smart City and blockchain-based real estate system and the R&D on housing environment via technologies of the 4th Industrial Revolution, and promotes such changes in the domestic and international markets. Dr. Jhun is currently the Chairperson for the Self Regulatory Committee of Korea Blockchain Association.
Mr. Hong has over 38 years of experiences with commercial banking, securities financing, investments and corporate M&A advisory areas. He served as the President and CEO of Cho Hung Bank - one of the oldest and largest commercial banks in Korea (later merged with Shinhan Bank) - and Korea Investment Corp(KIC) - Korea's sovereign wealth fund. He was also the CEO of Korea Securities Finance Co., and was an Executive Advisor for A.T. Kearney Korea. Currently he runs Locus Capital Partners, a Corporate Finance and M&A Advisory, which he founded in 2011. He graduated from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania with MBA and Seoul National University with BA in Business Administration.
Chang-Yong graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with Bachelor’s in Architecture and MBA at Seoul National University. As an architect and business developer, he managed business consulting for systems integration in Nowon Energy Zero House Development during his time at Zero Energy Design Group in South Korea. He is a co-founder of Villim, IoT smart locks integrated rental homes and a co-founder of OkeyDokey.
Jan holds a MBA from Seoul National University and a Master in Management from ESSEC Business School. He has gained experience in cross-border M&A with Asia, structured products sales and B2B crowdsourcing. His experience in market research and analytics is an invaluable asset to OkeyDokey's long-term, forward-looking approach to planning with the fundamental goal; achieving a sustainable competitive advantage.
Blockchain / Web Engineer
Ryan has majored in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Having comprehensive knowledge about web technologies, Ryan has worked as lead software engineer for Villim and researcher at Carnegie Mellon University Center for Machine Learning and Health, where he worked on various web applications ranging from social network to commercial applications. He was also an embedded systems researcher at WiseLab at Carnegie Mellon University and worked on a LoRaWan project. Currently, he is blockchain/web engineer at OkeyDokey.
Seongmin is a smart contract developer. He oversees OkeyDokey’s backend, from smart contracts to developer APIs. He is also responsible for the mobile client of OkeyDokey, thanks to his past experiences as a mobile developer. Seongmin majored in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Blockchain / Web Engineer
Vanessa studied Electrical and Computer Engineering and minored in Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. She worked as a software engineer at Fasoo in program analysis team and developed static code analysis tool. She is a Java enthusiast and currently a front-end web developer at OkeyDokey.
Ruiqi Wang graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University with Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security Engineering and received MBA at Peking University. He is Chartered Financial Analyst(CFA). He worked as financial journalist in Xinhua News Agency which is the official news agency of China for 5 years. Then he joined Yunfeng Financial Group as senior analyst, covering global capital market. Based on his experiences and resources of media press, understanding of financial markets, Ruiqi Wang now is the public relationship officer at OkeyDokey.
Lisa owns Bachelors degree majoring Economics BS, and minoring in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University. She started out her carrier interning as a research associate at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, and as a trading associate at Newedge Group, the multi-asset brokerage as joint venture between le Crédit Agricole and la Société Générale. At Woosung Group she experienced in business managements and system implementation of fields of construction, building/cargo rental, energy, leisure, and hotel. Recently she has served as the overseas sales and marketing manager for cosmetics and health foods covering territories of North America, Europe, CIS, Russia and Thailand at Naturalendo Tech co. Ltd.
Sean Jeong is an agile and project management methodology consultant specializing in scrum, lean, and enterprise architecture. His portfolio includes hardware development, finance, SaaS, architecture, content and media projects. He provides support to Okeydokey’s development team and provides agile structure to Okeydokey’s product and platform development.
Founder & CEO, Blockchain Labs, Editor in Chief , ICO Crowds. Ismail Malik is ranked 75 of the top 100 most influential Blockchain people according to Rise Global. He currently holds the position of Founder and CEO of Blockchain Labs which specializes in crypto development projects and placement of lead developers for existing DLT projects. The Lab Retains a strong focus on R&D primarily researching, and secures embedded smart contract trusted execution environments on the Ethereum, Bitcoin and Corda blockchains. He is also editor in Chief of ICO Crowds the first publication for ICO industry. He previously worked at Smartledger which develops smart contracts for Smart Cities.He has also held positions such as Editor in Chief of Bitcoin Entrepreneurs, Co-Founder of CoinViral, CoinDesk, Director at Sqft Crowd.
Having been trained as an architect at Carnegie Mellon University, he continued his doctorates in India and Germany, Daniel is a Founder of P8, a top education and cultural incubator in Hunan, Changsha, with gross value of companies 3 billion RMB. His current work also includes, Sky University J57, a 57 story building filled with industry research and education ecosystem in Broad Town, China. He has worked to introduce Broad Sustainable Buildings (world's fastest, largest and tallest steel modular housing constructions to date), his father, Zhang Yue’s invention. With sustainability as the key message, they together believe these are the only solutions to the challenges of human urbanization on every continent.
Inmok Yoo is a founder and CEO Techno Village, a home network systems provider in South Korea. Techno Village was established in May 2000 through consortium of 15 domestic construction companies such as Daewoo E&C, Lotte E & C, Kumho Construction, and 7 IT venture companies. Previously, he has worked as a public relations manager for Daewoo Group. His experience in construction is invaluable asset to OkeyDokey as a business development advisor involved in construction industry.
Mr. Lee is the Founder and CEO of Crypto Circle and BlackStark. Mr. Lee has over 15 years of investment management experience. Prior to founding Crypto Circle and Blackstark, He worked with Merril Lynch - Global Wealth and Investment Group and served as Managing Director at Rodeo Acquisition Partners. Mr. Lee received his B.A. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he studied Economics. Mr.Lee has decades of experience in finance as analyst and public and private company investments.
Mr. Jung has over 25 years of investing and banking experiences in Asia and USA. His investing experiences encompass a variety of investing from private equity, venture capital, public equity and distressed debts. He is a Managing Director for Asia Growth Capital Advisors (“AGCA”), a Singapore-based private equity investment firm. Prior to AGCA, he worked with Credit Suisse Private Equity Asia Fund from 2008 to 2010 as the Managing Director for Korea and Standard Chartered Bank from 2002 to 2008 as Head of their Korean private equity business. He has also worked previously with Pacific Gemini Partners LLC in Los Angeles, Coopers & Lybrand LLP in New York and Bankers Trust in Seoul.
Mr. Jacob Hoyeon Won has over 20 years of investment banking experience in Korea, Hong Kong and New York, He is currently the founding partner of Locus Capital Partners, the financial advisory firm focusing on cross-border M&A. He has also worked for KIMB Korea, Goldman Sachs New York & Hong Kong, ING Korea, UBS Hong Kong and Hana Financial Investment Korea. He graduated from Yonsei University with Bachelor’s in Business Administration and from Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania with MBA.