Han Ko, President & CEO, USAKO Group has 3 decades of experience in international investment in technology and business scale-up. Based on his engineering background, Han has successfully launched and operated multiple ventures in the U.S. and Asia. His experience includes various venture capital investments in multiple technologies and sectors (including software/hardware/blockchain development and crypto) and commercial real estate. He also has played various leadership/advisory roles in multiple for-profit organizations over the decades, serving as an investor/board member/advisor/mentor for multiple startups and mid-size companies in the U.S. and Asian companies Native Agtech, Sahara Street, Dawa USA, Watch Skins, My Price Live, Crypto World, Taehyong Industry, and Han has closely engaged in domestic and international funds such as USAKO Group, WIF AX (a $50M+ Morgan Stanley managed investment Fund), Trailyn Venture VC, and Capital Innovators.
In addition, he has been serving on multiple boards of nonprofits, including Asian American Chamber of Commerce, the official Presidential Advisory Council member of S. Korea (PUAC), St. Louis County Economic Rescue board, Southwest Illinois Trade and Investment Council and Fairview Heights Economic Council. He has been invited to deliver multiple international speaking engagements in tech & investment trends at the U.S.A. and S. Korean global conferences. He is currently serving as a professor and a faculty in the business incubation center in Midwest University as well. USAKO Group is based in Saint Louis, MO and also has 2 offices in Seoul, S. Korea, as an official global partner of S. Korean government, universities and investment organizations.