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Michael Kim is the CEO of Kim Advisory Capital, a leading disruptive innovation consulting firm advising global Fortune 100 corporations, private equity and venture capital, premier management consulting firms, and venture-backed start-ups. Some selected clients include Apple, Facebook, GE, Google, Harvard, McKinsey & Co., Microsoft, Nike, Samsung, WPP, XBox, and The White House. He has helped dozens of worldwide brands design and launch new disruptive innovations, some of which have reached over $600 Million revenue and 50 Million users worldwide starting from nothing but an idea and a small, passionate team. For more info: http://www.kimadvisorycapital.com.
As a serial entrepreneur, Michael has been instrumental in launching over a dozen new product ventures as CEO of Habit Design, CEO of Grapevyn (in partnership with WPP), Co-Founder of Microsoft's New Consumer Products Studio, Managing Director of XBox LIVE, and many others. He also served as Chairman of Microsoft's Innovation Management Executive Council, reporting to Bill Gates.
Michael received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Yale and Harvard Universities respectively and has been a guest lecturer at the Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management, Stanford Institute of Design ("D.School"), and Stanford Medical School.