Kwon ChoFounder & CEO Harvard Associates
Kwon Cho is the Executive Director & Management Consultant at Korean American Christian (KAC) Media, a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to spreading the message of God’s love and grace through online and television media. He is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Harvard Associates. He received an MBA with honors from the Harvard Business School and a BS Degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University. Kwon has advised and successfully led many critical initiatives at top Fortune 500 companies during his tenure at Harvard Associates, the Boston Consulting Group, and Pittiglio, Rabin, Todd, and McGrath.
His experience spans the biopharmaceutical, high tech, petroleum, chemicals, automotive, consumer products, entertainment, and eBusiness industries. Prior to his consulting career, Kwon managed a multimillion dollar system implementation at Occidental Chemical where he was also recognized by the CEO for unprecedented sales growth and rapidly promoted from a Professional Sales Representative to Product Manager ahead of his peers. Kwon has held a number of engineering positions at British Petroleum, ARCO, and Air Products and Chemicals.
In addition, Kwon has worked with small start-up entrepreneurial ventures and has successfully formulated business plans, marketing strategies, financial projections, and design specifications for a number of companies to support funding or move into full operation. Kwon was raised in Alaska and has lived or traveled to all major regions of the United States and spent a significant amount of time overseas, gaining insight on global issues. Kwon is the oldest son of 4 boys and is committed to his family and actively involved in the community and his church.