John Kim is a Managing Member of Karamaan Group, an investing firm that takes passive and active interests in both public and private companies. On the active side, he is a Founder of Bored Room Ventures, a web3 agency and investment fund, and a strategic advisor to Wise Rock Software, a provider of intelligence amplification software. Prior to this, John was a partner at MSD Capital. He received his PhD from MIT in 1998 and his AB from Harvard in 1995. John resides in Manhattan with his wife Kara and son Samuel. He is one of the founding families of Coram Deo: A House of Worship, Prayer, and Entrepreneurship located in midtown Manhattan, and he serves on the board of Vineyard USA.