Jong Chang

Jong Chang has served as a board member of Presage since January, 2021. He is the Founder and Chairman of InHarv Partners Ltd., a hybrid of VC and private equity based in Seoul, Korea whose strategic stance is to raise capital in South Korea for investment in cutting edge tech startups overseas, linking those startups to the Korean industries. He was previously Lead Partner of Booz Allen Hamilton, a global general management consultancy in the U.S., and a Senior Vice President and founding member of KBRI (now Moody’s Korea Inc.), the first credit rating agency in Seoul. As a previous corporate finance manager of the Korea Merchant Bank Corporation, a joint venture with Lazard Brothers U.K., Jong specialized in international mega-project financing and cross border M&As. He served as Junior Economist of the Korea Development Bank and as a member of The National Economic Counsel to Mr. President of South Korea. Jong also held positions as an independent board member of LG Chemical Co. of the LG Group based in Seoul and as an independent board member of Saint-Gabain Korea, a leading flat glass maker. Presently, Jong is the Chairman of the Board of ToolGen, Inc. a world leading DNA editing company based in Seoul Korea. Jong graduated cum laude with a B.A. from So-Gang University in South Korea and holds his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.