Management Team

Our management team consists of a talented and passionate group of technologists 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 BS and a BA 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 BS in Computer Science from POSTECH.