Chul Pak is a partner in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s antitrust practice, where he focuses on antitrust litigation, mergers, and counseling. Chul defends clients in class actions, individual lawsuits, and complex multi-district antitrust litigations across the United States. His litigation matters include representing manufacturers, services companies, and technology firms in monopolization, tying, exclusive dealing, price-fixing, patent misuse, and conspiracy claims. Chul also counsels companies in mergers and non-merger investigations before the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice, and numerous state attorneys general.
Prisca Bae is a corporate diversity expert and advocate for global women’s issues. She founded Girl President after 10 years of leading diversity, women’s and philanthropic initiatives in the private sector. Girl President works with visionary leaders and companies to advance diversity and gender equality.
Most recently, Prisca was an executive at PepsiCo, where she oversaw the gender diversity and women’s strategy for the Global Diversity & Engagement Center of Excellence. She helped develop and launch a $100 million commitment to women and girls and worked with leaders company-wide on gender parity and pay equity issues. She also served as chief of staff to PepsiCo’s Global Public Policy and Government Affairs group.
Alex Chi is a partner in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs and head of the Private Credit Group in the Americas where he oversees the corporate leveraged loan, mezzanine and preferred equity investing strategies. Alex joined Goldman Sachs in New York after graduating from MIT in 1994 and spent the substantial majority of his career working in investment banking including financial sponsors where he led the firm’s efforts in the Americas, leveraged finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and debt capital markets.
Eun Sun Chun
Eun Sun Chun is a partner at 212box Architecture PC, a multidisciplinary design firm that approaches architecture, graphic design, advertising, and product design with a singular mix of detail-oriented commitment and a rigorously developed sense of play. 212box projects include residential, commercial and retail work. Prior to 212box, Eun was at William T. Georgis, Architect and David Brody Bond LLP. Eun is a native of Brooklyn and an alumna of Stuyvesant High School.
Michael K. Chung
Michael Keyhoon Chung is the CEO of CIG Education Group and an Operating Partner with its parent company, Cambridge Information Group (CIG), a family office focused on investing in and operating companies in the education sector. Michael’s responsibilities include oversight of all of CIG’s education businesses and the execution of key strategic and operating initiatives for CIG companies. He serves on the Board of Directors of CIG Education Group subsidiaries, The School of The New York Times, Sotheby’s Institute of Art and Bach to Rock.
Michael came to CIG from Barr Associates, Inc. (Barr), the largest independent manufacturer of advanced optical filters, where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Barr was a client of Michael during his tenure at the Goldman Sachs Group. Michael successfully led the execution of the turnaround of Barr from near bankruptcy to a profitable and growing company and subsequently helped execute the sale of Barr to Materion Corporation in 2009.
Prior to joining Barr Associates, Michael spent seven years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as Vice President in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department focusing on the communications technology sector. Over his tenure at Goldman Sachs, Michael worked on numerous M&A and private equity investment transactions across a wide range of industries including information services, telecommunications, high technology, biotech and energy.
Michael was born in Korea and from the age of 9, grew up in Manila, Philippines. After graduating from the International School of Manila, Michael enrolled in the Management and Technology Dual Bachelor’s Degree Program at the University of Pennsylvania where he earned a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the School of Engineering. Michael holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Michael has been DJ-ing at clubs and lounges since high school and is an avid collector of vinyl records with a particular affinity for extended remixes of club hits representing the genres of disco, R&B, funk, 80s new wave and house music. He is one of the founders of Beat Refinery, which is currently one of the largest chains of DJ and electronic music schools in America. Michael and his wife Hannah live in New York City with their sons Michael Jr. and Lucas. *Board member since 2018
Michael S. W. Chung
Mr. Chung is the Deputy Global Head of Equities at Millennium Management LLC, a global investment management firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Mr. Chung is responsible for the selection and management of Millennium’s equity portfolio managers and teams globally alongside the Global Head of Equities. Prior to joining Millennium, Mr. Chung was the Head of Global Distressed and U.S. Credit Strategies at Arrowgrass Capital Partners where he worked since inception as a Founding Partner.
Jay Kim is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse Group in the Global Markets division, based in New York. He is the Global Head of the Securitized Products department. The Global Securitized Products department consists of the following units: Securitized Products Sales and Trading, Securitized Products Finance, Select Portfolio Servicing, Sector Financial Inc. and LOCUS Analytics. In addition, Mr. Kim is a member of the Global Markets division Management Committee, Combined US Operations Capital Allocation and Risk Management Committee, Global Markets Capital Allocation and Risk Management Committee, Investment Banking and Capital Markets Capital Allocation and Risk Management Committee and the Credit Suisse US Intermediate Holding Company Capital Allocation and Risk Management Committee.
Hon. Judy Kim
Judge Judy H. Kim was elected to the Civil Court of the City of New York, New York County on November 8, 2016, and took office on January 1, 2017. She is the first Korean American to be elected to the bench in New York state. She has over twenty years of legal experience, and spent several years in private practice, where she specialized in maritime/admiralty law, commercial litigation, employment discrimination, and matrimonial matters.
Prior to joining the bench, Judge Kim served as the Vice Chair and board member of the Korean American League for Civic Action (KALCA) from 2013–2016. She also served on the board of the Stonewall Community Development Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that assists LGBT Seniors in procuring affordable and safe housing options in the NYC area. Judge Kim also was also a volunteer attorney at the Legal Aid Desk operated by Open Hands Legal Services, providing free legal services to low income residents and homeless people in NYC. She also served as a volunteer attorney in the Monday Night Law Clinic, operated by the New York City Bar Association, and has also served on the boards of the Asian American Bar Association of New York, Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY) and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She received the Traiblazer Award from KALAGNY in 2017. Currently, Judge Kim serves on the Executive Committee as Secretary on the Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert (JALBCA), a not-for-profit organization focused on breast cancer outreach and education.
Judge Kim received her B.A. in American History and Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and her J.D., cum laude from Tulane School of Law. *Board Member since 2020
David H. Lee
David is a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs where he serves as Co-Head of Americas Insurance Fixed Income. In this role, he manages a team of portfolio managers who oversee fixed income portfolios on behalf of domestic and multinational insurance companies that meet their income, performance and asset-liability management objectives. David is also an active participant in workplace diversity initiatives and serves on the CIMD Asian Professionals Network Steering Committee.
Cathy Oh serves as Global Head of Marketing and Analytics for Samsung Ads, capitalizing on approximately 15 years of global integrated marketing experience with Fortune 100 companies. As one of the first employees of Samsung Ads, Cathy was integral to building the Samsung Ads brand from the ground up, and under her leadership, the organization is redefining the advertising and Advanced TV landscape. Samsung Ads is one of the fastest growing North American divisions of the electronics giant.
Chris Park is the CEO of GenG Esports (2018-present), a global esports organization. Based in Los Angeles, Seoul, and Shanghai, Gen.G owns and operates top esports teams that have won 6 world championships in the company’s first two years. Gen.G also owns and operates innovative gaming programs, including the Gen.G Elite Esports Academy, and the #TeamBumble platform for the empowerment of women in gaming.
Prior to his appointment in GenG, Chris was the Executive Vice President for Product & Marketing at Major League Baseball, where he spent most of his career. He managed digital product development, marketing, and business operations from 2015 to 2018, and served as a Deputy General Counsel and Vice President of Labor Economics from 2008 to 2012. He began his MLB career as a Counsel for the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball from 2005 to 2007.
A trained lawyer specializing in collective bargaining, Chris also worked in user operations for Facebook, and clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams in the US Court of Appeals in the D.C. Circuit.
Chris is a graduate of Harvard University (B.A., 2001) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 2004), both magna cum laude. He formerly served on the Board of Directors for the Family Caregiver Alliance (San Francisco, CA). He currently lives in New Jersey with his wife Michelle Jang and their daughter Josephine. *Board Member since 2020
David K. Park
David Park is Dean of Strategic Initiatives, Arts & Sciences, Member, The Committee on Global Thought, and Faculty Director, MA in Global Thought. Dr. Park is a member of Columbia University’s Data Science Institute and Fellow at the Center for the Management of Systemic Risk at Columbia University. Dr. Park is also a founding member of Columbia University’s Digital Storytelling Lab. Dr. Park has co-founded several New York-based technology companies.
Jeannie Park is a leader and executive in the areas of media and non-profit organizations. She is a former Executive Editor of People magazine, one of the world’s most successful magazines, where she oversaw editorial content as well as hiring, development and budgeting for the editorial staff. She had similar responsibilities as Executive Editor at In Style and as an Assistant Managing Editor at Entertainment Weekly. She spent 22+ years at those and other titles at Time Inc., where she co-founded the company’s Asian-American employee affinity group.
Rich Park is Managing Director and Head of the Strategic Solutions Group at the Mizuho Group where his responsibilities include Corporate & Structured Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions. He is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee for the Corporate & Investment Bank in the Americas and the Executive Sponsor of MAAP, Mizuho’s Asian American Professional Network. Prior to joining Mizuho, Rich was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank for nearly 15 years where he focused on the private equity, credit and industrials sectors and was a member of the firm’s Global Credit and Financing Executive Committee.
James Seo is the principal of James Seo Commercial, a commercial real estate advisory and brokerage. He has over 20 years of industry experience, specializing in corporate strategy and tenant representation for office, retail, and industrial users. His expertise includes sale leasebacks, investment sales, complex financial analysis, lease administration support, RFP and timeline documentation processes, broker selection, and market analysis. James has worked on several office and retail transactions in the New York Area, ranging from startup offices to large corporate headquarter relocations.
S. Steven Yang
Dr. S. Steven Yang is a Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the NYU School of Medicine. He is a principal of The Hand Center of the NYU Langone Medical Center-Hospital for Joint Diseases. Formerly he was the Director of the Division of Hand and Upper Extremity at Lenox Hill Hospital and served on the Medical Executive Committee of MEETH-North Shore-LIJ Health System. He is an attending surgeon at New York Hospital Queens. Dr. Yang is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.