Leadership

Leadership is all about service. With Jesus as our example, we are honored to lead & guide for the Jubilee community.

Dr. Paul Kim

Executive Pastor/ Elder
Facebook | hjkim@parakletos.com

Dr. Paul Kim is a former lawyer turned Venture Capitalist and a market place pastor.

Dr. Paul Kim is Managing Partner of Parakletos Ventures, LLC a Venture Capital Firm located in Silicon Valley, California with investments in the US, China, India, and Korea.  Before starting his own venture firm, Dr. Kim served as Executive Vice President of Korea Technology Investment Corporation.

Among several significant investments, Dr. Kim is Chairman of the board and Founding Investor of GCT Semiconductor, Inc, the world’s leading SOC Company in mobile broadband wireless space.  He also serves as Chairman of Anapass Semiconductor and Brovis Networks.

Dr. Kim was the first venture investor in Silicon Image, Inc  (NSQD:SIMG), a semiconductor company  that created the HDMI standard used in all digital TVs.  Silicon Image was the sixth most successful IPO on Nasdaq in 1999.  He was also an investor in PowerComputing, a computer company that was one of the fastest growing companies in the history of Silicon Valley at that time, and was later acquired by Apple Computer.  Dr. Kim was the founding investor in Wumart (HKSE: 8227.HK), a retail company in China that went public in 2004, as well as an early investor in Techwell (NSDQ: TWLL) which went public in 2006.

Prior to Parakletos and KTIC, Dr. Kim founded the Kim Law Firm in Silicon Valley, a firm practicing law for American and Asian based companies, including serving as Corporate Counsel for Samsung, LG and others.  His success in the technology industry led to his recognition in John Naisbitt’s best selling book, Megatrends Asia, as “the technology deal maker” between Korea and Silicon Valley.

Dr. Kim serves as an elder at Yoido Full Gospel Chruch  in Seoul, Korea, with over 780,000 members led by Pastor David Yonggi Cho and is the Executive Director of Church Growth International, a worldwide association of large churches working for church growth around the world.  Since 1986, he has served as the Head Elder at Jubilee Christian Center in San Jose, California. Additionally, Dr. Kim serves on the Board of the Living Stones Foundation, an US Christian foundation with assets approaching $100 Million.  Dr. Kim has also been asked to serve on President George W. Bush’s National High Tech Advisory Committee.