Simon Seojoon Kim is CEO & Managing Partner at Hashed. He is the leading blockchain thought leader and evangelist in South Korea, working with dominant IT companies including Kakao, Line, Watcha and Spoqa to launch their blockchain initiatives. Prior to Hashed, Simon co-founded an ed-tech startup Knowre in the US and Korea where he served as Chief Product Officer. Knowre was named one of the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Education by Fast Company later acquired by Daekyo, the largest education company in South Korea. Simon serves as a member of 4th Revolution Committee of the South Korean Parliament. Simon also sits as a Director of Korea Blockchain Association and a member of Busan Blockchain Free zone committee. Simon studied Computer Science and Engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology.