TEAM

Our team will share all the steps
to global market success
from the beginning to EXIT through our seasoned knowledge, experience and global networks.

Yigal Erlich

Founder & Chairman

Managing Partner of YozmaYigal has been reputed as the founding father of the Israeli venture capital industry by establishing Yozma and started Technology Incubator Program. He has served as Chief Scientist of Israel's Ministry of Industry and Trade; the first chairman of Israel Venture Association; deputy chairman of the National R&D Council of Israel; advisor to the World Bank, Canadian government bank and many others.

Yigal holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemistry and an MBA degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Wonjae Lee

CEO

Asian EconomicAdvisor to the 12th Israeli Prime Minister’s Office, Advisor to the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Vice Chairman of the Korea-Israel Chamber of Commerce

Hebrew University, Economics (BA)Wonjae joined Yozma and has been overseeing Yozma Group Asia.As an Israeli native, he serves as an important link between Korea and Israel.

Chris Hwang

President

H Prime (Founder), US McKinaw (Co-founder/COO)

Michigan Technological University, Mechanical Engineering (BS)

Chris brings more than 20 years of experience in cross-borders financial and technological investments and business developments across US, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Korea.

Dongjun Lee

CEO

Kolon Life Science, CJ CheilJedang, LG CNS

IE (Instituto de Empresa) Business School (MBA)

Dongjun brings expertise in growth strategy and restructuring from his previous management position of strategic planning at leading conglomerates.

Keeyup Lee

Vice President of AC Dept.

Posco research institute, Eco Natural Korea (President), TechnoValue, General Motors

Korea University (PhD), Yonsei University (MBA), Eastern Michigan University, Industrial Engineering (Master’s)

Keeyup helps domestic startups to gain traction overseas and to raise foreign investment based on his extensive consulting experience at small to medium-sized enterprises.

Jason Jungwoo Ji

Director / Attorney at Law

Daishin Securities, Yuil Technology Investment, Choeun Savings Bank

Yonsei University (MBA), Handong University, Law (BA)Jason (Jung Woo) is an in-house counsel for Yozma Group Korea.

He manages compliance and brings expertise in financial derivatives, securities, funds, and foreign exchange management.

Allen Haneol Song

Director

Samsung Hedge fund (Asset Management), Mirae Asset Global Investments, Han & Partners Asset Management (CIO), Daishin Asset Management

Sogang University, Business (BA)

Haneol brings extensive and diverse investment expertise from his hedge fund background.

Joe Byeonghyeok Kim

Director

Lehman Brothers, BoA Merrill Lynch, DAYLI Financial Group, DBS Bank

New York University, Economics (BA)

Joe manages domestic and global investment at Yozma Group Korea. He has experience covering structured products at international investment banks and has since led several startup investments and strategic initiatives.

Heewon Lee

Director

LG Electronics, Harris & Associates Co., Seoul City Hall

Korea University (MBA), Hanyang University Information and Social Sciences (BA)

Heewon specializes in cross-border business development and investment attraction, and is a policy consultant to experts in the public, start-up, investment, and financial sectors.

Haansuk Jun

Director

Bloomberg Analytics (HK), IGM World Business Research Institute (Education Professor, Director) bizcuit.com Founder, IGM Prime Founder

Bachelor of Economics at Korea University

Haan brings diversified insight from his background in education and finance. He oversees international business development at Yozma Group Korea.