to empower networks and innovators
in building the decentralized future.
Chief Executive Officer
Simon Seojoon Kim is CEO and Partner of Hashed, a leading crypto fund based in South Korea. He is a blockchain evangelist and organizer of Hashed Lounge, a premier Blockchain Seoul meet-up community. Prior to Hashed, Simon was a serial entrepreneur and an angel investor for numerous tech companies based in Korea and Bay Area. He served as Chief Product Officer at Knowre, an ed-tech startup that was named one of World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education by Fast Company. Since 2018, Simon has been doubling as a Venture Partner at SoftBank Ventures to help investment in blockchain industry.
Chief Investment Officer
Hwisang Kim is Chief Investment Officer and Partner at Hashed. Previously, Hwisang worked for product planning, business planning and technical marketing team in SK hynix and SK Telecom. Hwisang has been actively investing in blockchain since early 2015 and is credited for founding some of the earliest crypto communities in Korea. He's an active advisor to numerous global blockchain projects.
Chief Technology Officer
Ethan Kyuntae Kim sits as Partner and CTO of Hashed. He's in charge of technical/scientific research and due diligence of blockchain projects. Ethan comes with more than 10 years of experience in Software Engineering at both large enterprise and startups. He started his career in Electronic Arts, was a lead engineer of TicToc (Korean 20 million users mobile messenger, acquired by SK Planet) and a co-founder of several mobile/ad tech companies.
Chief Acceleration Officer
Ryan Sungho Kim is Chief Acceleration Officer and Partner at Hashed. He is a serial entreprenuer specializing in data analytics. Previously, Ryan founded a mobile app builder serving more than 100 online retailers and sold the company to a unicorn enterprise. Following this exit, he led the algorithm team at the largest recommendation engine company in Korea.
Chief Software Architect
Jinwoo Park is a Partner at Hashed and serves as our Chief Software Architect. He is a full-stack software engineer specializing in scalability and cloud data infrastructure. Jinwoo has co-founded three companies with Ryan and is credited for implementing the largest recommendation engine for over 50 e-commerce and 200 media sites in Korea, including Starbucks and IKEA.
Chief Business Officer
Alex Shin is the Chief Business Officer and Partner at Hashed. Based in San Francisco, he specializes cross-border expansion having brought Blind, the largest professional social app from Korea to Silicon Valley as their Head of Global Operations. Previously, Alex has held numerous Enterprise Sales and Partnership roles at companies like Google and DocuSign. And advises startups in the CPG, Social, IoT and Blockchain space.