Partner, Investment Strategy and Risk Management
Steve Kim is responsible for the firm’s investment strategy and risk management function. He is a member of Verdis’ Investment Committee and Verdis’ Residential Real Estate Investment Committee. Steve is responsible for the firm’s private equity/venture capital investments. Steve has more than 30 years experience building, implementing and managing operating infrastructures for both public and private companies. In addition, he has assisted venture capital- and private equity-backed firms with implementing and improving operating, technology and client service organizations, and assisting with pre-funding operational diligence and assessment.
Prior to joining Verdis in 2005, Steve served as Chief Technology Officer for Peopleclick (2004-2005) and Orcom Solutions (2002-2004). At Peopleclick Steve was directly responsible for all service delivery functions of the company including professional services, client service, application development and production operations. During his tenure at Orcom, he directed the creation of a next-generation billing and customer care application. In addition, Steve was directly responsible for the IT infrastructure and applications that produced over 79 million invoices annually for some of the largest utilities in North America. Earlier in his career, he held senior technical and executive posts with Daleen Technologies (2000-2002), Clear Communications (1996-2000), Alcatel Network Systems (1993-1996), Fujitsu Network Systems (1992-1993) and the Walt Disney Company (1987-1992). Steve has led numerous projects focused on execution excellence while defining and reaching SAS 70, Six Sigma and ISO 9000 goals.
Steve earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida (1985).