Kim is currently the CEO of Amobee, a global marketing technology company, serving the world’s leading brands and agencies across North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. Amobee ‘s recent acquisition of Turn for $310 Million underscores the company’s commitment to become a global digital marketing leader. In 2016, Amobee was named one of Fortune’s “Top 10 Workplaces in Advertising & Marketing” and listed as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Medium-Sized Workplaces.
Prior to Amobee, Kim was the CEO of Adconion Direct, which was acquired by Amobee, a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications, for $235 million in 2014. Prior to Adconion, Kim was the CEO and founder of Frontline Direct, a leading digital marketing company which she self-funded and grew to over $100 million in annual revenue. Frontline Direct was acquired in February 2008 by Adconion Media Group.
Kim’s achievements as a CEO and entrepreneur have been widely recognized including being named one of AdAge’s 2017 “Marketing Technology Trailblazers,” one of Business Insiders “Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising,” honored as American Business Association’s “Women of the Year 2015,” and in 2013 earned the Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” award. Kim has also been profiled in CNN Money, The New York Times, Forbes and The Huffington Post.
A great believer in paying it forward, Kim loves to help young entrepreneurs achieve success and is an early stage investor in over 70 start-ups, 12 of which have successfully been acquired by some of the largest Fortune 500 companies.