Ann KimManaging Director & Sector Head at Silicon Valley Bank
Ann Kim is Managing Director and Sector Head of the Frontier Technology group at Silicon Valley Bank. She focuses on VC-backed high-growth companies in aerospace, transportation, robotics, IoT, virtual reality, consumer electronics, and semiconductors. She was previously on the Corporate Finance team, advising later-stage and public tech companies.
Ann earned a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. She was President of the Korean-American Student Organization and the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA). She became a consultant and focused on commercialization strategies for pharmaceutical and medical device companies before joining SVB.
Ann is a Bay Area native and active in the venture and tech community. She is currently a Kauffman Fellow, lead mentor to TechStars Starburst Space Accelerator, and member of the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA).