Kevin HongSeptember 1, 2021
Kevin has been a successful ‘professional entrepreneur’ and investor. He is also an adjunct professor at Chapman University in Orange County where he teaches entrepreneurship. Kevin’s background mostly includes scaling tech startups, where two of them reached $7M ARR (Annual Recurring Revenue) and $31M ARR during his tenure. Kevin sits on the advisory board of numerous startups and his work has been on CNBC, Forbes, HuffPost, NYT, LA Times, Xinhua News, Korea Times and many more. He is also a published author and occasionally writes for media outlets such as Forbes, Inc. Magazine, CNBC, etc.
Prior to becoming a ‘professional entrepreneur’, Kevin worked at Merrill Lynch, E*Trade Financial, and William O’Neil as a stock research analyst and as a stock trader. Kevin earned his B.S. in Business Administration at the University of California, Riverside, before pursuing his MBA at the University of Chicago. During his free time, Kevin enjoys traveling, cooking, and fixing his house.