Chang Kim (“CK”) is a 2x founder and angel investor/adviser for 50+ companies. CK is the original founder and former CEO of Tapas Media, a mobile storytelling platform and community for original IP creators. In 2021, Tapas Media was acquired by Korea’s Kakao Entertainment at a $510M valuation. Prior to that, he was a product manager at Google running Blogger.com. CK joined Google when the company he co-founded, TNC (a leading blogging software company in Asia), was acquired by Google. Previously, CK was in charge of Samsung’s mobile content strategies.
CK has a B.S. in Physics from the University of Michigan and also studied at Seoul National University. CK is based out of LA yet frequents Asia and the Bay Area. His areas of interest include social platforms, creator economy, and genAI.