Esther Song founded Song Group Inc. (SG) assembling a team of experts providing business development consultation and investment in areas of Entertainment (Film/TV Media & Sports) and Lifestyle Brands to promote, increase, and expedite cross-cultural and cross-industry awareness and collaborations between US and Asia. Examples of SG’s work include attaining exclusive distribution rights to fashion brands such as Free City and William Rast (Justin Timberlake’s clothing brand) for Korea. Esther has extensive international management and business development experience with specialization in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) Industry. Through joint venture partnership with Telos Group, SG also established Telos Global Entertainment Group(TelosGEG) to create a more reliable music concert tour platform to Asia for mainstream artists, bringing together top concert promoters and producers for artists such as Maroon 5, Beyonce, Justin Bieber and Eric Clapton.

Prior to that, Esther was the Country Manager of Korea for Akamai managing sales and operations via direct and strategic channel partners, and was responsible for establishing and developing the Korean business from ground up, servicing corporate Korea. She was responsible for growing Akamai’s business in Korea over seven-fold in just four years. Key partners and customers include, but are not limited to, Samsung, Nexon, NHN, MBC, Ahnlab and Pandora TV. Esther started with Akamai as a Senior Account Manager in West US where she managed and grew key accounts such as Disney, Sony, MGM, Paramount, FOX, Universal, ClearChannel, WB, Warner Music, and IAC Corp. She was awarded the Account Manager of the Year Award in both 2001 and 2003. Prior to Akamai, Esther was a Sr. Mechanical Analyst Engineer at Boeing Space and Communications Division managing mechanical analysis for testing rocket engines and components. Esther obtained a MS & BS in Engineering from UCLA, a Certificate of Fashion Design from Otis College, and is a delegate of Network of Korean American Leaders (NetKAL).