King spent the first decade of his career in the US – where he developed very diverse skillsets from engineering to management consulting to venture capital. During his consulting days with KPMG Consulting and Booz Allen Hamilton, King was very privileged to contribute to many transformative changes – modernization of the Internal Revenue Services (IRS), technology commercialization at National Security Agency (NSA), major technology investment at Caterpillar, modernization of risk management at Barclays in UK, supply chain modernization at Canon, B2B ecommerce at Johnson & Johnson, technology venture fund co-managed by Booz and Lehman Brothers, ... etc.
During the second decade of his career in Greater China, King was instrumental in transforming Datatrade (parent of GAX) from a traditional direct marketing agency in Hong Kong to a technology and data intelligence driven marketing company with presence in Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Manila. Under King’s leadership, Datatrade was voted as Direct Marketing Agency of the Year by Marketing Magazine (Local Hero and overall Silver awards in 2012, and Local Hero and overall Bronze in 2011). Datatrade was also named one of Hong Kong’s Most Valuable Companies by Mediazone Magazine.
Being recognized as a thought leader in CRM and entrepreneurship, King was frequently invited to speak at media, universities, business conferences, etc. And King was inducted into Stanford Who’s Who for his achievements in marketing industry in 2011.
His well-rounded background in consulting, marketing, technology and consumer intelligence in both East and West uniquely positions King as a valuable advisor to overseas’ companies that have the ambition to enter and expand in the fast growing Asian, esp. Greater China, markets.
King graduated with MBA in Finance and Strategy (Honors) at University of Chicago, and BSc in Mechanical Engineering (Honors) at University of Wisconsin - Madison.
During his leisure time, King enjoys playing golf, basketball, badminton, etc. among other sports with his family.