Kim Taewon


    Taewon Kim is the CEO & CTO of GLOSFER, a first-generation blockchain company in Korea. Since he was young, he has been greatly interested in programming and hacking. After majoring in Computer Science at Dongguk University in South Korea, he begain his career as the IT developer at the Korea Information Service. In 2012, Kim realized the potential of the blockchain industry and founded GLOSFER. He has conducted a number of SI projects for public institutions and companies and has an extensive experience in various development languages and DBMS. In 2015, he established BITWHERE, the third bitcoin exchange in Korea. In July of the same year, Kim succeeded in commercializing international remittance service with cryptocurrency for the first time in Korea. He is now a member of the Blockchain Committee at the Collective Intelligence Center of the Democratic Party of Korea, Vice Chairman of the Korea Blockchain Industry Promotion Association (KBIPA) after having served as Chairman of its Arrangement Committee and Acting Chairman, and a board member of the Korea Fintech Industry Association.