Team

GBC Korea to operate the world’s first block chain based M&A platform.
Everybody can participate in the M&A deals at small expenses and can execute the transparent and safe global M&A transactions.

GBC Korea applied this technology to the base of the block chain, investors can reduce time and cost with the experts who have been engaged in M&A. The M&A platform will grow into a global market leader.

  • Founder / CEO

    Steve Lee

    Founder / CEO

    Steve Lee

    Steve Lee has an extensive investment experience and more than 30 years of experience in M&A areas such as Direct market, Dealer market, and Auction market. He has been working with KPMG and he is a strategist who has experience of serving as a chairman of investment consulting & advisory company. Steve has been called the “Korean Soros” by his business partners and colleagues.
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    CTO / Ph.D.

    Bryan Y. Kim

    CTO / Ph.D

    BryanY.Kim

    Dr. Bryan Y. Kim was a part of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He worked as a software system integration engineer and project manager for contracted software development projects. His works include system engineering, system integration tests, performance evaluations, technology evaluations & assessments, network evaluations, software operations, software cost estimates, system upgrades, and configuration management and documentation. He received his PhD in Applied Physics and B. S. in Physics from California Institute of Technology.

Advisors

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    Best Futurist
    selected by Google,
    Ph.D.

    Thomas Frey

    Best Futurist selected by Google

    Thomas Frey

    Currently, Mr. Thomas Frey works at Colorado DaVinci Institute, which he founded, and serves as executive director and senior futurist. Prior to his current role as senior futurist, he was an engineer with IBM for fifteen years. Thomas is widely known around celebrity speaking circuits, having shared billing with the likes of Rudy Giuliani, Tom Peter and Jack Welch. Majority of his audiences are high-level government officials such as those of NASA, executives of Fortune 500 companies such as IBM and AT&T, Lucent Technologies, First Data, Boeing, Capital One, Bell Canada, Visa, Ford Motors Company, Qwest, and more. Mr. Thomas Frey has been interviewed in numerous publications such as the New York Times, Huffington Post, Times of India, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, The Futurist Magazine, Morning Calm (in-flight magazine for Korean Airlines), Skylife (in-flight magazine for Turkish Airlines), ColoradoBiz Magazine, Rocky Mountain News, and more.Frey is also the author of the 2011 book Communicating with the Future.
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    Chief, Financial Supervisory Service, Ph.D.

    Choi Soo-Hyun

    Chief, Financial Supervisory Service, Ph.D.

    Choi Soo-Hyun

    Career
    – Ninth Director, Financial Supervisory Service
    – 2015. 03 Professor at Kookmin University Business School
    – 2009.12 ~ 2011.02 11th Director, Financial Information Analyst
    – 2008.03 Planning Committee, Financial Services Commission
    – 2003.07 Blue house Economic Policy Executive Office
    – 1998.12 IBRD Senior Executive, International Development Bank
    Academic Background
    – 2007 Doctor of Policy Studies, Chung-Ang University
    – 1983 Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University
    – 1981 BS in Biology Education, Seoul National University
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    President & CEO of HYOSUNG CAPITAL

    Kim Yong-Duk

    President & CEO of HYOSUNG CAPITAL

    Kim Yong-duk

    2009/04 – present : HYOSUNG CAPITAL President, CEO
    2008/05 – 2009/03 : Standard Charterd Capital Korea CEO
    2005/04 – 2007/01 : Newyork Bank Korea representative
    2004/06 – 2005/02 : Foreign Exchange Commerz Investment Trust Management CEO
    1988/06 – 1990/12 : Samsung Group’s Secretariat Finance Team, International finance department
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    Chairman of REALMETER

    Hwang Hai-Nham

    Chairman of REALMETER

    Hwang Hai-Nham

    – Chairman of REALMETER(The best public opinion agency in Korea)
    – CEO / Chairman of REALMEDIA
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    Former CEO, JP Morgan Chase Bank Korea

    Kim Dong-Jin

    Former CEO, JP Morgan Chase Bank Korea

    Kim Dong-Jin

    Dong-jin is a renowned global financial expert who has served in the domestic and foreign financial circles for over 30 years, serving as the CEO of JP Morgan Chase Bank Korea, CEO of PCA Investment Trust Management Co., and Vice President of Korea Exchange Bank. He served as a representative of the creditors at the time of the 1998 IMF crisis and contributed to the extension of Korea’s debt. In 2003, he received the Prime Minister’s award for attracting foreign capital.
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    Director, Forbes Korea

    Sim Sang-Bok

    Director, Forbes Korea

    Sim Sang-Bok

    After graduating from Seoul National University, Shang-bok joined JoongAng Ilbo a Korean daily newspaper published in Seoul. There, he has filled various posts including correspondent for New York, head of the international economics team, deputy head of the business desk, and representative director of Forbes Korea. Since 2014, Shang-bok has been an executive director of the Samsung Press Foundation.
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    Director, Rothschild Auster Fund Korea

    Ernst Lee

    Director, Rothschild Auster Fund Korea

    Ernst Lee

    Ernst is a financial professional with 25 years of experience in global investment, private equity, corporate financing and banking. He currently serves as the Representative Director of Rothschild Auster Fund in Korea and also a member of the National IR team of the current President’s Cabinet.He was a spokesperson for the Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC), the top regulatory body of Korea’s financial markets. Ernst is a global financial and investment expert beyond Korea.
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    Representative of technology,
    3KFinance, Ph.D.

    Choe Young-K

    Representative of technology, 3KFinance, Ph.D.

    Choe Young-K

    Career
    – 2019 – Present: Davinci Foundation in Singapore / CTO
    – 2018 – Present: Yonsei University / Adjunct Professor
    – 2015 – 2017: Sungkyunkwan University / Professor
    – 2012 – 2014: SK Hynix / Senior Vice President
    – 2008 – 2011: Samsung Techwin / Vice President
    – 2003 – 2007: Samsung Electronics / Vice President
    – 1999 – 2003: BMC Software / Lead Product Developer
    – 1997 – 1999: Verilux Design Technology / CTO
    – 1991 – 1997: Boole & Babbage Inc. / Advisory Software Engineer
    – 1985 – 1991: Tangram Enterprise Solutions /Senior Software Developer
    Academic Background
    – North Carolina State University / Ph.D (Electrical & Computer Engineering)
    – North Carolina State University / Master of Science (Computer Science)
    – Seoul National Unversity / Bachelor of Science (Nuclear Engineering)
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    Advisor, Ph.D.

    Ko Jong-Moon

    Advisor, Ph.D.

    Ko Jong-Moon

    Dr. Ko has served prominent roles in Korean politics, economy, and social issues. He has an extensive government career which includes a research fellow at the Institute for National Security Strategy, former member of the Ministry of Planning and Budget evaluation committee, former CEO of the Korea Housing Management, and current chairman of the Korea Economy Forecasting Research Institution. Dr. Ko also worked for UNICEF Korea briefly.
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    Advisor, Central bank

    Kang Myun-Mo

    Advisor, Central bank

    Kang Myun-Mo

    Myun-mo began his career with the Bank of Korea, the central bank of Korea, where he spent most of his early career undertaking various positions. During his 32+ years at the Bank, he experienced the exponential growth in Korean foreign reserves from U$1 billion to over U$300 billion, and played a leading role in the evolution of the reserves management framework, cash-management, portfolio management, risk management and asset liability management framework. Mr. Kang left the Bank of Korea and joined Mirae Asset Investment, Korea’s leading asset management company, in 2009 as an auditor.
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    Professor of Criminology
    Dongguk univ
    Ph.D

    Lee Yoon-Ho

    Professor of Criminology Dongguk univ
    Ph.D

    Lee Yoon-Ho

    Career
    – Present Dongguk University Professor
    – Master of Police Law at Dongguk University
    – Dean of Police and Judiciary at Dongguk University Graduate School
    – Dean of Social Sciences at Dongguk University
    – President of Public Administration at Dongguk University Graduate School
    – Members of the National Police Commission
    Academic Background
    – Ph.D. in Criminology at Michigan State University in the U.S.
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    Professor at the Management of Technology
    KOREA univ
    Ph.D

    Lim Ki-Chel

    Professor at the Management of Technology KOREA univ Ph.D

    Lim Ki-Chel

    Career
    – Special Professor of Graduate School at Korea University – Director of the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Evaluation and Planning(KISTEP)
    – Standing Committee member of the National Science and Technology Committee (Assistant Minister)
    – presidential secretary for science and technology
    – Samsung Economic Research Institute(SERI) guest researcher
    Academic Background
    – Kyunggi High School
    – Seoul National University Engineering Co., Ltd.
    – Seoul National University Graduate School of Engineering
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    the Commissioner of the
    Customs Service

    Kim Nak-Hoe

    the Commissioner of the
    Customs Service

    Kim Nak-Hoe

    Career
    – Yulchon, a law firm
    – the 27th Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service.
    – Director of the Tax Office at the Ministry of Strategy and Finance
    – Tax Policy Officer at the Tax Office at the Ministry of Strategy and Finance
    – National Tax Service Income Tax Service
    – Passing the 27th Public Administration Examination
    Academic Background
    – Birmingham University Graduate School
    – Bachelor of Public Administration at Hanyang University
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    Second Vice Minister of
    Security Administration

    Lee Gyeong-Og

    Second Vice Minister of
    Security Administration

    Lee Gyeong-Og

    Career
    – Second Vice Minister of Security Administration
    – Jeollabuk-do Administrative Governor
    – Balanced Development and Finance Planning Officer at the Ministry of Planning and Budget
    – a public administration official at the Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs.
    – Passing the 25th Public Administration Examination
    Academic Background
    – Doctor of Law at Chonbuk National University
    – Master of Law at Kyushu University
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    Chairman of TKIS / HWA-DONG iNNOTECH

    Ha Dong-Keun

    Chairman of TKIS / HWA-DONG iNNOTECH

    Ha Dong-Keun

    Career
    – CEO of iMBC
    – President of Jaeneung Group
    – Chairman of the PP Council of the Korea Cable TV Broadcasting Association
    – Present Chairman of TKIS / HWA-DONG iNNOTECH
    Academic Background
    – Waseda University Graduate School of Political Science
    – Waseda University Graduate
    – Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Legal Advisors

Engineer Team

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    CRO, Ph.D.

    Jay

    CTO / Ph.D

    Jay

    Project
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    Engineer Team Director

    Jung Kil-Sang

    Engineer Team Director

    Jeong Gil-Sang

    Career
    – GBC KOREA Deputy Director, Technology Institute
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    Core development Leader

    Belle

    Core development Leader

    Belle

    Project
    – Exchange futures system development
    – Eugene Investment Futures Integrated HTS
    – Hyundai Securities Overseas option trading system construction
    – Kookmin Bank FX margin trading system development
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    Core developer

    Tom

    Core developer

    Tom

    Project
    – Exchange Back-end Management
    – Established Seoul Foreign Exchange Brokerage Foreign Exchange Mediation System
    – Mirae Asset integrated securities system development
    – Eugen Investment & Securities Next Generation System Construction
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    Core developer

    Sangco

    Core developer

    Sangco

    Project
    – Exchange Back-end Management
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    Devops Engineer

    Daniel

    Devops Engineer

    Daniel

    Career
    – Infrastructure personnel.
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    Front-End development Leader

    Darren

    Front-End development Leader

    Darren

    Project
    – Exchange Front-end Director
    – Establishment and maintenance of network of government integrated computer center
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    Front-End developer

    Dean

    Front-End developer

    Dean

    Project
    – Exchange Front-end management
    – Produced the representative website of ING Life Orange Foundation
    – Development of air cleaning IOT App by SK School
    – CGV Mobile Payment System UI Renewal Work
    – Samsung Display maintenance and operation
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    Front-End developer

    Ellie

    Front-End developer

    Ellie

    Project
    – Exchange Front-end management
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    Front-End developer

    Soo

    Front-End developer

    Soo

    Project
    – Operational / CS overview and business process improvement
    – Exchange Front-end management
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    Designer

    Hyeon

    Designer

    Hyeon

    Project
    – Exchange Mobile APP UX / UI Planning
    – Exchange marketing banner production
    – Exchange-responsive web design
    – Exchange Mobile UX / UI / GUI Design
    – Electrical IOT mobile GUI design and brand design
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    Wallet development Leader

    Joejo

    Wallet development Leader

    Joejo

    Project
    – Development of Exchange wallet(ver1.0) Director
    – Developed Lotte Information Communication messaging REST API
    – HanSam Kitchen user UI, administrator web page development
    – Hanssem IK website development environment etc.
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    Wallet developer

    Leo

    Wallet developer

    Leo

    Project
    – Exchange Wallet Development(BTC, BCH, LTC, XRP)
    – Issuance and maintenance of Kai Coin(BTC, ETH, BCH, LTC)
    – Implementation of Kaikoin ICO PRESALE API
    – Kaki Coin Mobile API Implementation and Maintenance
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    HR manager

    Nana

    HR manager

    Nana

    Project
    – Improve recruitment process
    – HRM

Management Team

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    CFO

    Chou Min-Young

    CFO

    Chou Min-Young

    Career
    – GBC KOREA Management Team CFO
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    Lawyer

    Hwang Hwan-Min

    Lawyer

    Hwang Hwan-Min

    Career
    – lawyer
    – Lawyer of Law firm Aegis
    – Lawyer of Law firm Min
    – Current Technology Assurance Fund, Credit Guarantee Fund Advisor
    – Currently, the bankruptcy trustee of the Seoul
    – Asset Management Corporation Consultant
    – Advisor to the Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute

Marketing Team

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    Marketing Team Leader

    Jang Kyung-Ho

    Marketing Team Leader

    Jang Kyung-Ho

    Career
    – 18.11 ~ GBC KOREA Marketing Team
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    Marketing Team Members

    Do Jae-Won

    Marketing Team Members

    Do Jae-Won

    Career
    – 18.07 ~ GBC KOREA Marketing Team
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    Marketing Team Members

    Jake

    Marketing Team Members

    Jake

    Career
    – GBC KOREA marketing, operation
    – Blockbooster CEO
    – ‘P’ crypto exchange COO
    – ‘C’ crypto exchange operation Manager
    – ‘H’ mortors ERP Operational Development
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    Marketing Team Members

    Chung Ho-Joong

    Marketing Team Members

    Chung Ho-Joong

    Career
    – 18.08 ~ GBC KOREA Marketing Team

Japan Market Promotion Headquarters

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    Director, Ph.D.

    Chung Hyang-Soo

    Director, Ph.D.

    Chung Hyang-Soo

    Academic Background
    – Department of Comprehensive Policy and Science, Graduate School of Doshisha University
    Ph.D. Courses in Economics Major and Environmental Policy.
    Research
    – Case of Korea in the Formation of Environmental Management Capability in Asia
    – The Conditions and Project of Sustainable Environmental Levy in Asia, etc.
    – Analysis and Evaluation of the Formation and Implementation process of Korea’s Environmental Policy.
    Career
    – President and Vice-Chairman of the Korean Student Association of Korea at Doshisha University
    – Commodity Development at ING Trading Co., Ltd.

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