Chang W. Kim is the former global product manager at Google for blogging products. Chang joined Google when TNC, the blogging software company he served as co-CEO, had been acquired by Google in September 2008. This was Google’s first acquisition of a company in Korea. TNC was also the first company to have received funding from Softbank Ventures' Ranger Fund. TNC was recognized in 2007 as a Red Herring 100 Asian Company. TNC’s first product, Tistory was a blogging platform acquired by Daum, Korea's number two portal. Tistory became a top 10 Korean web destination in less than a year from launch and showed a 30,000% growth over the initial 8 months.
Prior to TNC, Chang developed mobile web strategies at Samsung Mobile, in partnership with world's leading wireless carriers and content providers. Chang is also actively involved in introducing Asia's web innovations to the world, as the founder and co-organizer for Open Web Asia '08 and as a blogger (Web 2.0 Asia). Chang holds a B.S. in Physics from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and also studied at Seoul National University in Korea.