Jim Chung

Associate VP for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship,
The George Washington University

Metro Region: DC Metro

Member Since: 2017

Jim Chung is the Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at George Washington University, and a Co-Principal Investigator for the NSF Innovation Corps Node in Washington DC (DC I-Corps). He was previously the Director of the Mtech VentureAccelerator at the University of Maryland. Prior to Mtech, he served as a Director for New Business Development at the Corporate Executive Board and a Vice President at Cherington Capital (now Intervale Capital). Jim started his private sector career as an early stage venture capital investor, most recently at incTANK Ventures, where he was the managing director. Before becoming an investor, Jim was an academic researcher at MIT, Harvard, and the University of Tokyo (Fulbright Fellow). He was named in 2015 and 2017 by Washingtonian Magazine in their biennial survey as one of the Top 100 Tech Titans in DC and in 2015 by Hot Topics as one of the Top 100 Entrepreneurship Professors worldwide. Jim received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Stanford University and was a Ph.D. candidate at MIT.