Unique harmony of experience and leadership, 
reinforced with perfect alignment of values

Hyosang Kim  Managing Partner & CEO

Hyosang is the Co-Founder and CEO of Krossroad Partners, a member of the Firm’s Investment Committee, and the Board Chair.

Krossroad is spearheaded by Hyosang’s strategy and directions as he leads through each stage of the investment.

With a background spanning over 20 years in various investment sectors, Hyosang's expertise is unparalleled. Before establishing Krossroad, he was at the helm of HES Capital Partners as Co-founder and Co-CEO. Under his leadership, HES Capital Partners thrived across multiple industries—consumer materials, aerospace, technology, and software solutions—successfully managing investments totaling USD 130 million and achieving significant exits for investors through IPOs and M&As.

Hyosang's career began at Samsung Securities, where he made his mark in investment banking and global equity sales. His role in major M&A and IPO projects laid the foundation for his impact in his leadership role at Krossroad.

Woosok Lee  Partner & COO

Woosok is the Co-Founder and partner at Krossroad Partners. He is also a member of the Firm’s Investment Committee and the Board.

Along with being one of the influential voices of investment and funding for the Firm, Woosok oversees implementations of the Firm’s long-term strategy. 

Woosok has over 14 years of experience as an investment advisor and strategic investor. Before Krossroad, Woosok was in Corporate Strategy at Dong-A Socio Group, one of the leading healthcare groups in Korea. His main focus was identifying, reviewing and executing investment opportunities as well as implementing post-merger integration plans. Woosok's professional journey began at KPMG, where as an M&A advisor, he delivered valuable investment advisories to both Korean conglomerates and multinational corporations.

Youngsoo Ha  Partner

Youngsoo is an Executive Director and Partner at Krossroad Partners. He is a member of the Firm’s Investment Committee and is a Board Member.

Youngsoo brings over 15 years of investment expertise to the table, specializing in identifying investment opportunities and delivering critical portfolio management insights.

Prior to joining Krossroad, Youngsoo was with Q Capital Partners and Ubiquoss Investment, where he sourced, executed and exited numerous investments in high value industries. 

He also spent his career at National Pension Service Investment Management (Korea) as a private equity portfolio manager. He started his career in M&A Advisory at PwC Korea.

Wooseok Kwon Director   (Certified Accountant)

Wooseok is a director at Krossroad Partners. He has over 12 years of M&A advisory, investment and portfolio management experience spanning over various industries.

He started his professional career as an auditor at PwC Korea and also was an associate at PwC's Global Corporate Finance where he led financial due diligence projects on behalf of buy and sell-side clientele. Wooseok honed his investment acumen at Q Capital Partners, Ubiquoss Investment and Shinhan Capital, where he leveraged his earlier experience to enhance investment strategies and portfolio value. 

Youngmin Bang  Auditor

Youngmin is a auditor of Krossroad Partners. He has held various leadership roles at the financial subsidiaries of Samsung Group including head of the IB Division at Samsung Securities, where he completed countless deals in domestic and overseas. Prior to work as an investment banker at Samsung Securities, he started his professional career at the Ministry of Finance and Economy (MOFE) where he planned and reviewed financial policies. He also held roles at the Office of the President (Republic of Korea) as the Executive Official in Economic Affairs and later Chief of Planning and Coordination Division at MOFE's Economic Communications Planning Group. Youngmin earned his Ph.D. of Economics at Vanderbilt University. He is currently the CEO and president of A PANDA Partners, a crypto technology development company based in Seoul, Korea.

Hoseok Jung  Legal Counsel

Hoseok is Krossroad Partners' legal counsel, overseeing the legal and compliance issues of the Firm and its portfolio companies, along with being the advisor on investment approaches based on his extensive network within the venture community. 

He is also practicing at Seum Law as co-founder and managing partner. At Seum, his practice focuses on corporate law, capital financing, M&A and securities, representing both public and private companies in various sectors including software, hardware, IT, blockchain/cryptocurrency, startup incubation and fintech. Hoseok is a leading legal advisor in respect to startup/high-growth companies and private equity/venture capital funds within Korea.  Hoseok also spent many years at one of Korea’s leading law firms, where he represented and advised Korean and multinational corporations.

Junha Park Team Manager

Junha is a team manager at Krossroad Partners. He has built deep industrial insight on ICT services, artificial intelligence with enterprise software, and blockchain.

Prior to Krossroad, he gained experience at Kingsley Ventures investing in the early stages with follow-up management finding product market fit.

Junha served as an investment banker for the first career at JP Morgan Japan, where he gathered business requirements and provided financial valuations including optimizing the target price of potential candidates.

After that, he joined financial advisor for Deloitte Tohmatsu LLC Japan. He took a leading role to support M&A processes including business due diligence and financial structuring from pre-m&a to post-merger integration.

Minkyung Jung  Team Manager

Minkyung is a team manager at Krossroad Partners. Her industry focus includes consumer tech, retail and commerce infrastructure, enterprise software, and blockchain. 

Minkyung started her career with Fast Ventures, an early stage venture fund and company builder, investing in seed stage consumer tech companies. Prior to joining Krossroad Partners in 2022, Minkyung was with SB Partners, investing in both early and growth stage companies, where she invested in consumer and blockchain technologies.

Hyobeen Kim  Manager & Compliance Officer

Hyobeen joined Krossroad in 2021 following her internship at Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation.

She plays a key role in the execution of investment deals and portfolio management with her multifaceted skillsets.

Hyobeen graduated Summa Cumme Laude at Sookmyung Women's University and received her bachelor's degree in public administration and environmental studies.

Sanghun Lee  Analyst

Sanghun joined Krossroad in 2022 after completing his internship at consulting as well as investment firms both in Korea and U.S.

Sanghun has a genuine interest in the IT and related tech industry.

Junyoung Song  Analyst

Junyoung joined Krossroad in 2022 after completing his military service in the Presidential Security Service. His professional experience includes due diligence at Deloitte and project financing at eBest Securities.