Korean Venture Capitalist named Yale World Fellow
New Haven, Conn., U.S.A. – Korean venture capitalist Daniel Shin, MSRM Class of 2013, has been named a 2013 Yale World Fellow, announced Yale University President Richard C. Levin.
Shin oversees global venture capital and a private equity investment program on behalf of Korea Telecom. In addition, he is a founding member and managing director of KingsBay Capital, a Korea-US cross-border venture capital firm with offices in Seoul and San Francisco. He has published several books and is a frequent speaker on subjects related to innovation and tech entrepreneurship.
Shin is among 16 World Fellows selected this year, from a pool of about 2,500 applicants. This year’s cohort brings the total number of Yale World Fellows since the program’s inception in 2002 to 238 Fellows, representing 81 countries.
The Yale World Fellows Program is the University’s signature global leadership development initiative and a core element of Yale’s ongoing commitment to internationalization. Each year, the University invites a group of exemplary mid-career professionals from a wide range of fields and countries for an intensive four-month period of academic enrichment and leadership training.