Meet the Knowre Team

We are a passionate group of educators, technologists, and designers
who are committed to helping every student achieve their full potential.

Yongjae Kim

Co-Founder & Co-CEO

Yongjae is Co-CEO of Knowre. Prior to Knowre, Yongjae founded one of the most successful math academies in Seoul and worked as a consultant at A.T. Kearney and Deloitte Consulting. Yongjae is an Architecture graduate from Seoul National University.

David Joo

Co-Founder & Co-CEO

David is Co-CEO of Knowre. Prior to Knowre, David worked in investment banking, proprietary trading/investing, and sales at Nomura, Goldman Sachs, and Credit Suisse. David holds a degree in Biology from Carleton College.

Simon Seojoon Kim

Co-Founder & CPO

Simon is Chief Product Officer of Knowre and oversees the company’s design and product development. Prior to Knowre, Simon co-founded a popular math academy in Seoul and co-authored the best-selling math book, “Find Your Math Eyes.” He is a graduate in Computer Science & Engineering from POSTECH.

Kurt Cho

Co-Founder & CTO

Kurt is Chief Technology Officer of Knowre and leads the development and systems engineering team. Kurt is fascinated with systemizing the world’s knowledge to improve learning. He earned a B.S. and a B.A. from Seoul National University in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics.

Jongho Shin

Co-Founder & CIO

Jongho is Chief Information Officer of Knowre and manages data architecture and content teams. Jongho introduced the computation and algorithm for Knowre’s “Knowledge Units,” an approach that established the framework for Knowre’s technology. He earned a B.S. in Computer Science from POSTECH.

Gloria Lee

US Product Manager

Gloria is a product manager at Knowre. Prior to Knowre, Gloria worked in the online games and entertainment industry in marketing communications, localization, and production. Gloria is inspired by tech, art, startups, and supporting the advancement of women in business and technology.

Michele Heim

US Content Manager

Michele holds a B.S. in Mathematics and a M.Ed. in Math Education from the University of Minnesota. She has taught high school math in California, Minnesota, and Connecticut. Michele enjoys discussing math every day with the Content Team and one day dreams of thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.

Eunshil Park

KR Content Manager

Eunshil graduated from Ewha Womans University with B.A. in Math Education. As the manager of Knowre’s Korean Content Team, Eunshil’s goal is to design content that make students not only enjoy math, but also feel at ease with it.

Aden Ra

User Experience Design Lead

Aden manages the consistency and quality of Knowre’s design. He struggled with math as a child and finds it amusing that he now works at a math company. Aden loves working in an environment where he is surrounded every day by “math geniuses.”

Woong-Ki Kim

iOS Development Lead

Woong-Ki is the manager of the iOS Development Team. Woong-Ki is interested in technology that can bring benefits to humans, which is why he chose to work at Knowre. He graduated from Suwon University with a B.A. in Computer Science and M.A. in Electrical Engineering.