Founder & COO of Coffee Meets Bagel
Dawoon’s work spans from strategy & business development to marketing, research and investing/finance. She started her career at Avon Products as Analyst for U.S. Strategy & Business Development in New York. In this role, she worked closely with the U.S. senior leadership team to lead & execute strategic initiatives designed to support company’s short- and long-term growth targets.
After receiving her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2009, she went on to J. P. Morgan’s Global Special Opportunities Group in Hong Kong.
She worked as Vice President of North Asia Investment team, which covered all investments in Korea, Taiwan, and Japan, from distressed debt to growth equity opportunities.
In 2012, Dawoon co-founded Coffee Meets Bagel along with her sisters Arum and Soo. As COO & Head of Marketing, Dawoon oversees the company’s overall vision, strategy, branding, and marketing. She has given numerous talks about dating and tech to groups such as Women 2.0, The Korea Society in New York and including a recent TEDx talk with Arum in San Francisco on the theme Redefining Normal.