Prior to co-founding Charlesbank in 1998, Kim was a managing director of Harvard Private Capital Group, the firm’s predecessor. He joined Harvard Private Capital in 1997, having worked with the principals since a joint investment in 1992. Previously, Kim was at Kohlberg & Co. as general partner.
Kim was appointed by President Clinton to the Baltic-America Enterprise Fund in 1994 and is now chair of its legacy institution, the Baltic American Freedom Foundation. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Board of Trustees of Freedom House. He also serves on the boards of Optomi and Kinship Trust Company and is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Kim and his wife live in Manhattan and have two grown children.
Harvard University – BA in history
Harvard Business School – MBA