leadership TEAM

Kevin Smith | Founder & CEO An alumni of Stanford University Law School, Founder and CEO Kevin Smith has spent the last decade spearheading projects in global business development, startup investment and innovation initiatives. Since founding The Vault in San Francisco in 2013, Kevin has helped in-house companies raise over $USD 200 million. With an eye towards the international, Kevin’s mission is to utilize The Vault to nurture the next generation of world-class startups.

Kevin Smith | Founder & CEO

An alumni of Stanford University Law School, Founder and CEO Kevin Smith has spent the last decade spearheading projects in global business development, startup investment and innovation initiatives. Since founding The Vault in San Francisco in 2013, Kevin has helped in-house companies raise over $USD 200 million. With an eye towards the international, Kevin’s mission is to utilize The Vault to nurture the next generation of world-class startups.

Andrew Bonner | Head of Business and Partner Relations Leads development of strategic partnerships and sales operations for The Vault globally. Andrew came to The Vault after running sales and business development teams for real estate and technology companies. He is an alum of the University of Notre Dame and Johnson and Wales University Culinary program.

Andrew Bonner | Head of Business and Partner Relations

Leads development of strategic partnerships and sales operations for The Vault globally. Andrew came to The Vault after running sales and business development teams for real estate and technology companies. He is an alum of the University of Notre Dame and Johnson and Wales University Culinary program.

Michael Jee | Head of the Vault Korea Michael combines his background in finance, consulting, and startup investment from the San Francisco Bay Area with his experience in the Korean startup scene to support the growth of companies.  He facilitates access to the international investment and broker networks as Vice President at Seedchange Investments and will be on the ground in Korea working to develop a thriving ecosystem for globally-minded entrepreneurs at the new Vault location in Incheon Songdo.

Michael Jee | Head of the Vault Korea

Michael combines his background in finance, consulting, and startup investment from the San Francisco Bay Area with his experience in the Korean startup scene to support the growth of companies.  He facilitates access to the international investment and broker networks as Vice President at Seedchange Investments and will be on the ground in Korea working to develop a thriving ecosystem for globally-minded entrepreneurs at the new Vault location in Incheon Songdo.