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Introduction

This week’s episode of Korean American Perspectives features Jinhee Ahn Kim, CEO and Co-Founder of UYU eSports.

 

Jinhee Ahn Kim is a serial entrepreneur who has allowed her insatiable curiosity and her amazing ability to find gaps in the marketplace to lead her career from management consulting, fashion, law, education software, and now eSports. In our interview, Jinhee shares about rapidly-expanding gaming scene and what it’s like to work with pro gamers, as well as how she first got involved in the gaming industry.

 

Esports is one of the fastest-growing trends in the world, and South Korea is largely considered the birthplace of pro gaming. With millions of people around the globe playing computer games, watching online competitions, and buying merchandise, the rest of the world has started to notice this new phenomenon.