Kyung H. Yoon is CEO and Founder of Talent Age Associates based in Silicon Valley, providing creative talent strategies for Fortune 500, multinational corporations, and mid-cap/venture backed companies in the technology, fashion, consumer, lifestyle and financial industries. For over twenty years, Kyung has worked closely with major venture capital firms and entrepreneurial CEOs to build leadership teams and to create winning talent strategies for global Silicon Valley based startups. Kyung is regularly engaged as a corporate director, advisor, executive search and organizational consultant, bringing creativity, global vision and innovative, value-added solutions to her clients around the world who are facing disruptions from technology innovations and globalization.
Kyung has unparalleled access to top-level executives and corporate directors due to her extensive board experience as a current board director of the global fashion group MCM Worldwide, board director of SVDX and Give2Asia, a senior advisor of Diversified Search and as an advisory board member of Translink Capital and Global Female Leaders. Previously, she served on the boards of Silicon Valley Bank; several venture-backed technology companies, including Mobile Money Ventures (a joint venture between Citi and SK Telecom); and several nonprofits, including Harvard University’s Kennedy School Women’s Leadership Board. Born in Seoul, Korea to a diplomatic family, she grew up in Seoul, Washington, D.C., and Paris, and is fluent in English, French, and Korean, with literacy in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.