Eric Kim is a Managing Director with Maverick Capital where he focuses on the Firm’s private investments globally and has led a number of investments in technology-based companies. Specific to Korea, Maverick has made investments in KakaoTalk and Coupang and continues to seek emerging innovative companies. Prior to joining Maverick, Eric co-founded Biomimedia and also worked in the US and Asia as a member of McKinsey & Company’s global strategy practice focusing on M&A, technology licensing, turnaround strategies and new product launches. Eric received his MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and his Bachelors Degree in Cognitive Science from Yale University (Magna Cum Laude), where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and was a recipient of the Richard U. Light Fellowship.

Maverick Capital is a global investment firm with offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Hong Kong, Philadelphia and Dallas. Maverick’s 50 person investment team seeks to grow and preserve capital for its investors, primarily through a long/short hedged equity strategy. Since the Firm’s inception in 1993, Maverick has strategically invested in private companies that represent disruptive business models or technologies. Maverick actively partners with portfolio company teams through the deployment of its resources and deep fundamental research capabilities to help entrepreneurs build their businesses.