After joining the firm full-time in 2014, Mr. Hong transitioned to an advisor in 2022. Throughout his career at K&A, he has led and executed full-cycle engagements with clients in a variety of fields such as aviation, professional services, transportation, government, financial services, and cybersecurity. He has supported many private equity firms in filling key positions within portfolio companies. During his tenure at K&A, Mr. Hong played an integral role in the firm’s growth, both domestically and internationally with a focus on placements in Asia. Mr. Hong graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Mathematics. Mr. Hong is also fluent in Mandarin.
In 2022 Mr. Hong joined Google’s Executive Recruiting function where he supports Google’s tech leadership team. He remains connected to K&A and serves as a special adviser and friend of the firm.