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.

Miika Mantyvaara | Chief Revenue Officer Miika Mantyvaara applies his over twenty years of international experience in finance, marketing and management in helping The Vault grow beyond the confines of a traditional co-working space. Along with a team working exclusively in sales and international growth, Miika’s mission is to bring a new generation of office-accelerator-innovation hubs to cities around the world.  

Miika Mantyvaara | Chief Revenue Officer

Miika Mantyvaara applies his over twenty years of international experience in finance, marketing and management in helping The Vault grow beyond the confines of a traditional co-working space. Along with a team working exclusively in sales and international growth, Miika’s mission is to bring a new generation of office-accelerator-innovation hubs to cities around the world.  

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.


Advisors

PAUL KALLMES          

DANIEL PARK          

BILL O'CONNOR

GRANT KIM            

CHARLES S.C. LEE   

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